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Internal vs. External Audit for Mental Health Practices

Being prepared for audits is a critical aspect of running a successful mental health practice. And, of course, it’s a field where compliance with regulations and industry standards is non-negotiable. Compliance ultimately protects both patients and practices. The details of…
Andrew Schatzberg
January 30, 2024
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Starting a New Private Practice: Do You Need a New EHR?

People who dream of starting a private practice in the field of behavioral health rarely daydream about the logistics involved. But preparing for common challenges is fundamental to success. Before you take on the roles of both behavioral health provider…
Andrew Schatzberg
December 5, 2023
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Is it Possible to Make Billers and Providers Happy in Behavioral Health?

In the mental healthcare landscape, billers and providers face challenges related to workloads and regulations. When their processes aren’t aligned, these challenges can become worse. Optimizing billing and provider satisfaction in behavioral health should be a priority for every practice.…
Andrew Schatzberg
November 29, 2023
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Avoid Customization with a Specialty-Specific EHR

Are you considering customizations to your EHR? Behavioral health practices frequently find that they need customizations to better support their work. That’s because many EHRs are “generalist” systems, designed to fit the needs of your average physical healthcare discipline. Using…
Andrew Schatzberg
November 28, 2023