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Your List of Key Forms Needed to Manage and Protect Your Mental Health Private Practice

Although often overlooked, effective forms are an important part of the toolbox for clinical directors and other behavioral health providers. Forms communicate expectations, which can help avoid problems. In addition to this, many forms are legally required or can help…
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What Your Private Practice Operating Budget Should Look Like

Navigating New Challenges For behavioral health practitioners starting their own private practice, navigating the financial side can often be daunting. After all, they've trained and specialized in behavioral health, not accounting. Understanding the intricacies of budgeting and financial planning for…
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3 Ways to Get Credentialed with Insurance Companies

Insurance credentialing is an important, intricate process that results in you becoming a “paneled,” in-network provider for a health insurance plan. Credentialing can help your behavioral health practice bring in more patients and more revenue, but it can take several…
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Need Some Convincing? Here’s Why Treatment Planning in Counseling Makes Sense for Patients and Providers

Treatment plans are an often-overlooked element of quality mental health treatment. Some providers see them as inefficient busywork, a necessary evil to meet compliance standards. But take another look. Treatment plans in counseling have value far beyond compliance. They can…
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Mental Health Treatment Plan Goals and Objectives: Setting Your Providers and Patients Up for Success in Treatment Planning

Treatment plans are an important part of your behavioral health practice. Done well, they can help set your clients up for better outcomes. One of the most important aspects of the process is setting mental health treatment plan goals and…
Andrew Schatzberg
April 25, 2024
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How to Save Time and Effort Managing Counseling Treatment Plans at Scale

The counseling treatment plan is a core component of effective mental health treatment. Not only is it a map for treating a client, it is necessary for compliance with insurance and governmental mandates. However, managing these plans at scale is…
Andrew Schatzberg
April 17, 2024
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The Data Your EHR Reporting Isn’t Showing You

Data is crucial for behavioral health practices because it provides insights into patient needs, enables progress monitoring, and supports evidence-based treatment for better outcomes. Leveraging data allows practices to customize interventions, evaluate treatment effectiveness, and identify improvement opportunities through EHR…
Andrew Schatzberg
April 3, 2024
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Navigating a Nightmare EHR Migration: What to Do When Things Go Wrong

An EHR migration can sometimes turn into a nightmare despite careful planning. The transition from one electronic health record (EHR) system to another can be fraught with challenges, leading to disruptions in workflow, productivity, and patient care. It's crucial to…
Andrew Schatzberg
April 2, 2024