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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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How Hiring a Prescriber Can Improve Quality of Patient Care and Grow Your Therapy Practice

Adding a practitioner with prescriptive authority to your therapy practice can help expand your practice and improve your quality of patient care. Patients have been shown to benefit from the combination of psychotherapy and medication for disorders such as depression.…
Andrew Schatzberg
October 14, 2023
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Security of Integrated Credit Card Processing vs. Standalone

The security of your patients’ sensitive information is of utmost importance, and it’s not limited to treatment records. If you accept payment via credit or debit card, as most practices do, you must also protect your patients’ payment information. The…
Andrew Schatzberg
September 10, 2022
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What Happens When Your Behavioral Health Practice is Audited or Subpoenaed – and How To Prepare

Audits and subpoenas may strike fear into the heart of many mental healthcare practice owners—but if you’re well prepared, there’s really nothing to fear. Knowing what to expect if your practice does need to comply with either of these processes…
Andrew Schatzberg
January 27, 2022
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No Surprises Act: Information for Behavioral Health Practices

On July 1, 2021, the Biden administration issued an interim final rule establishing the No Surprises Act (NSA), which introduces consumer protections against high medical costs and has implications for how physical and behavioral health providers bill for services. The…
Heidi Amrine
January 5, 2022