At end of workshop, attendee will be able to:
- Identify the most common mistake by providers that leads to claim denials and treatment disruption.
- Name three ways a client can utilize their insurance for your treatment – even if you are not a network provider.
- Name 13 Essential Questions to ask when checking insurance coverage, in order to avoid later treatment disruption or claim denials.
- Define the concept of medical necessity that is used by health plans to approve ongoing treatment.
Barbara Griswold, LMFT is author of Navigating the Insurance Maze: The Therapist’s Complete Guide to Working with Insurance – And Whether You Should, now in its 7th edition. In addition to her practice in San Jose, she provides consultations about insurance, progress notes, practice building, and difficult cases to therapists nationwide. She has been interviewed on NPR’s “Morning Edition,” and her articles have appeared in Psychotherapy Networker and The Therapist magazines. Her latest mission is to educate therapists on what should be in their progress notes and to help them pass treatment reviews. Barbara previously served as Orals Examiner for the California Board of Behavioral Sciences, and on the CAMFT State Board and Ethics Committee.
Special Event 1/2-Day Pricing
General Admission: $75
SC-CAMFT or CAMFT Membership: $50Students and Associate Members: $30
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Continuing Education: Course meets the qualifications for 3 hours of continuing education credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. Course completion certificates will be available to attendees at the end of the presentation.
The Santa Cruz Chapter of CAMFT is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEPs. The Santa Cruz Chapter of CAMFT maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content. Provider #62284
Cancellation policy: Sorry, there will be no cancellation refunds for this program.
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