Insurance Policy Exclusions to Watch Out for in 2020

Posted by Elevated Billing on Jan 17, 2020 10:47:09 AM

As we enter a new year and a new decade, keeping up with insurance policy changes is no longer just best practice, but essential to your business.  Sadly, with each new year, insurance requirements continue to increase, and guidelines become more and more strict. To help you stay on top of the changes, we have compiled a list of the current exclusions and requirements we have seen increasing as we head into 2020. Also, at the end of this blog post you'll find a FREE PDF cheat sheet--a simplified list of these bullet points that you can refer to anytime!

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

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

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

URGENT HEALTHCARE NEWS - WILL THE ACA BE STRUCK DOWN?

Posted by Jenn Munson on Apr 1, 2019 4:15:56 PM

As recently reported in Modern Healthcare News the United States Department of Justice has initiated additional legal against the legality of the Affordable Care Act, more broadly known as "Obamacare". The federal agency called on the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to affirm a District Court ruling invalidating the entire Obamacare law, saying it "is not urging that any portion of the district court's judgment be reversed."

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Topics: Behavioral Health Billing, Behavioral Health, Insurance Billing, US Government, Elevated Billing