Point Of Care (Urine Screen) Billing Insights

Posted by Kendra Allen and Cymbri Tsosie on Oct 23, 2019 4:15:00 PM

Are POC's Even Billable Anymore?

Having trouble getting POC’s to pay? Stuck in an audit with insurance companies for this service? Follow these guidelines to ensure you get the most out of POC billing without jeopardizing another and/or future audit. 

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Topics: Insurance Billing, Behavioral Health Facility, Elevated Billing, Community Substance Abuse Treatment, Chemical Dependency, Documentation

4 Reasons to Start Tracking Your Outcomes NOW

Posted by Joanna Conti on Oct 11, 2019 2:00:00 PM

Joanna Conti, Founder & CEO
Vista Research Group, Inc.


The number of addiction treatment centers now monitoring their patients during treatment and
following up with them post-treatment has reached a critical mass. Commercial programs who continue
to hold off on quantifying their outcomes are risking being left behind.  Tracking your outcomes is becoming invaluable for a number of reasons:

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Topics: Behavioral Health, Mental Health, Community Mental Health, Behavioral Health Professional, Behavioral Health Facility, Elevated Billing, Community Substance Abuse Treatment, webinar

Outcomes = Income Webinar

Posted by Joanna Conti on Sep 13, 2019 3:33:23 PM
By Joanna Conti
CEO, Vista Research Group, Inc.

 

In this time of tremendous industry upheaval, your ability to convince key payers of the unique value your addiction treatment center provides is crucial to your ability to stay in business.

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Topics: Behavioral Health, Mental Health, Community Mental Health, Behavioral Health Professional, Behavioral Health Facility, Elevated Billing, Community Substance Abuse Treatment, Chemical Dependency, webinar

Keep Your Future Payments - Prepare For The 'Value Based Care' Model

Posted by Kendra Allen on Sep 9, 2019 9:03:00 AM

The value-based payment (VBP) model is indeed a real thing, and it is quickly becoming the standard for quality health care. In 2019 many payers are emphasizing VBP, and behavioral health providers will eventually be expected to make the transition as well.

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Topics: Behavioral Health Billing, Behavioral Health, Insurance Billing, Medicaid, Mental Health, US Government, Community Mental Health, Behavioral Health Professional, Behavioral Health Facility, Elevated Billing, Community Substance Abuse Treatment, Chemical Dependency, Co-Occurring Disorders

Group therapy Names Matter - They Impact Your Income

Posted by Kendra Allen on Aug 29, 2019 3:14:25 PM
 
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Topics: Behavioral Health Billing, Behavioral Health, Insurance Billing, Medicaid, Mental Health, Community Mental Health, Behavioral Health Professional, Behavioral Health Facility, Elevated Billing, Community Substance Abuse Treatment, Chemical Dependency, Co-Occurring Disorders

How do you manage Co-OCCURRING Substance abuse and mental health disorders?

Posted by Jenn Munson on Mar 7, 2019 10:40:28 AM

The combination of substance use disorders and mental illness is a common clinical problem – and a
serious public health concern. Sr. Ann Sulivan, the Commissioner of NYS Office Mental Health writes for Behavioral Health News. In this blog post, Elevated Billing Solutions explores the history of providing care for patients with both substance abuse and mental illness, the partnerships that Dr. Sullivan and other professionals created and collaborated on with universities and state agencies and provides links to free clinical guides and other useful resources for behavioral health specialists and families struggling to help a loved one obtain the treatment that they need. 

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Topics: Behavioral Health, Mental Health, Community Mental Health, Behavioral Health Professional, Behavioral Health Facility, Elevated Billing