If your organization is still asking you how you will pay for integration, this presentation is for you. While new forms of payment for integrating behavioral health into healthcare practices are beginning to be developed and will play an important role in our future, many of us are still stuck in a fee for service world. This presentation will cover what you need to know to maximize your reimbursement for these services so that you can get paid for your work and continue to build your programs.
- Describe the rules and regulations that presently govern reimbursement for integrated behavioral health.
- Identify ways to maximize reimbursement in your organization based on a deeper knowledge of the rules
- Delineate next steps to take to work with your organization to help answer the question of how the service will pay for itself.
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- Billing Effectively (and accurately) for Integrated Behavioral Health Services. SAMHSA - HRSA Center for Integrated Health Solutions. June 6, 2016
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- Billing for Integrated Behavioral Health: Primary Care Coding Guidelines. Integrated Primary Care Leadership Collaborative. June 6, 2018. https://healthinsight.org/tools-and-resources/send/394-oregon-behavioral-health-resources/1560-billing-for-integrated-behavioral-health-primary-care-coding-guidelines
- AIMS Center: Advancing Integrated Mental Health Solutions https://aims.uw.edu/new-cms-payment-codes-benefit-collaborative-care