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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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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