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The 5 EHR Process Flows That Empower Growth and Scale

Electronic Health Record (EHR) systems have become indispensable for behavioral healthcare practices. As the EHR market has grown, systems tailored specifically to mental health have been created to meet the unique requirements of this field. Today, efficient EHRs play a…
Andrew Schatzberg
July 5, 2024
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Medication Management, Therapy, or Both? – Tools and Considerations

Behavioral health providers often use medications, therapy, or a combination of the two. These distinct treatment approaches are important and should be guided by the expertise of clinicians, as well the consideration of the tools your practice will need to…
Andrew Schatzberg
July 3, 2024
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90837 CPT Code: Psychotherapy, 60 Minutes

Definition The 90837 CPT Code represents individual psychotherapy sessions lasting approximately 60 minutes. During these sessions, therapists engage with clients using various modalities to address mental health concerns, emotional well-being, and behavioral patterns. It’s crucial to document the content of…
Andrew Schatzberg
June 28, 2024
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90834 CPT Code: Psychotherapy, 45 minutes

Definition The 90834 CPT code refers to psychotherapy sessions lasting approximately 45 minutes. It is commonly used by mental health professionals to bill for individual therapy sessions. During these sessions, clinicians worth with their patients to address emotional, behavioral, or…
Andrew Schatzberg
June 27, 2024
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How to Become a Therapist: Step-by-Step Guide

Becoming a therapist is a rewarding journey that involves specialized education, certification, and a passion for helping others. Let’s explore the steps to becoming a therapist, the various types of therapists, and the qualifications needed for this fulfilling career. 1.…
Andrew Schatzberg
June 24, 2024
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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…