Billing, Insurance Credentialing & Contracting for MH Professionals
Presented by Yesenia Servin, CPMSM, PESC and Anna Wlodarczyk, MS
Wednesday, August 31, 2022
8:00AM-10:00AM PDT / 10:00AM-12:00PM CST / 11:00PM-1:00PM EST
This program, when attended in its entirety, offers 2.0 CEs for Psychologists, 2.0 BBS California CEUs for LPCCs, LPSW, and LMFTs, 2.0 Illinois CEUs for Counselors and Social Workers, and 2.0 PDCs for Human Resource Professionals
Event held online via Zoom, link to access provided upon registration.
Want to ensure you have all necessary processes in place while building your practice? This professional presentation will provide training and guidance on creating a successful mental health practice. The presenters cover crucial steps to impact your revenue cycle; including insurance credentialing and contracting and provider enrollment. Providers will understand how to create an efficient credentialing/enrollment process and understand the connection with a healthy revenue cycle. During this workshop, providers will understand CAQH, NPPES, I&A, Availity, ERA and EFTs, and Medicare portal.
In this two-hour training session, you will learn the most important aspects of building and maintaining a successful practice, including credentialing, enrollments, billing, and managing accounts receivable. This training will show you, step by step, how to run an efficient and successful practice.
After attending this intermediate-level workshop, participants will be able to:
1. Assess structure needed to build a Successful MH private practice
2. Discuss credentialing & enrollment processes that impact your revenue cycle
3. Recognize the various insurance payers, including private / commercial and government Evaluate billing procedures to maximize reimbursement
Program Standards and Goals:
This program meets APA’s continuing education standard 1.2: Program content focuses on ethical, legal, statutory or regulatory policies, guidelines, and standards that influence psychological practice, education, or research.
This program meets APA’s continuing education goal 2: Program will enable psychologists to keep pace with the most current scientific evidence regarding assessment, prevention, intervention, and/or education, as well as important relevant legal, statutory, leadership, or regulatory issues.
Workshop Schedule (Shown in CST):
10:00 am – Event Begins
12:00 pm – Event Ends
Registration and Fees:
Community members: $65.00
TSPP Faculty/Students: $25.00
Refund Policy: 100% of tuition is refundable up to 48 hours before the program. Within 48 hours of the program, tuition is nonrefundable.
Barbara Griswold (2018) Navigating the Insurance Maze, Paper Street Press,
CMS Program Integrity Manual, Chapter 10 (05/26/2022) cms.gov
Sherry Marchand, CPMA (2017) Coding & Billing for Mental Health Services, Vyne Education, LLC
Target Audience: Healthcare and Mental healthcare professionals, University faculty and students. Members of ACSSW and the TCSPP community.
Psychologists. This program, when attended in its entirety, is available for 2.0 continuing education credits. The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is committed to accessibility and non-discrimination in its continuing education activities. The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is also committed to conducting all activities in conformity with the American Psychological Association’s Ethical Principles for Psychologists. Participants are asked to be aware of the need for privacy and confidentiality throughout the program. If program content becomes stressful, participants are encouraged to process these feelings during discussion periods. If participants have special needs, we will attempt to accommodate them. Please address questions, concerns and any complaints to OfficeofCE@thechicagoschool.edu. There is no commercial support for this program nor are there any relationships between the CE Sponsor, presenting organization, presenter, program content, research, grants, or other funding that could reasonably be construed as conflicts of interest.
Counselors/Clinical Counselors. This program, when attended in its entirety, is available 2.0 hours of continuing education. The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is licensed by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR) to provide continuing education programming for counselors and clinical counselors.License Number: 197.000159
Social Workers. This program, when attended in its entirety, is available for 3.0 hours of continuing education. The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is licensed by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR) to provide continuing education programming for social workers. License Number: 159.001036
MFTs, LPCCs, and LCSWs. Course meets the qualifications for 2.0 hour of continuing education credit for MFTs, LPCCs, and/or LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. If you are licensed outside of California please check with your local licensing agency to to determine if they will accept these CEUs. The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is approved by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) to offer continuing education programming for MFTs, LPCCs, LEPs, and/or LCSWs. The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is an accredited or approved postsecondary institution that meets the requirements set forth in Sections 4980.54(f)(1), 4989.34, 4996.22(d)(1), or 4999.76(d) of the Code.
Human Resource Professionals: Course meets the qualifications for 2.0 hours of professional development credits for human resourse professionals. The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is an approved SHRM recertification provider .
Participation Certificate. The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is able to provide students and other participants who simply wish to have documentation of their attendance at the program a participation certificate.
Non Psychologists. Most licensing boards accept Continuing Education Credits sponsored by the American Psychological Association but non-psychologists are recommended to consult with their specific state-licensing board to ensure that APA-sponsored CE is acceptable.
*Participants must attend 100% of the program in order to obtain a Certificate of Attendance.
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Chicago School of Professional Psychology maintains responsibility for this program and its content.