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How States and Hospitals Benefit From Medicaid Expansion

Apr 22, 2019 7:03:00 AM / by Chris Caspar, CEO posted in Behavioral Health, medicare reimbursement, RetroPay, Revenue Cycle Management, Medicaid, News, CMS, HRSA, medicaid eligible, medicaid eligibility

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Medicaid expansion has helped safety net clinics stay afloat, reach more patients and reduce uncompensated care. That’s important to remember as the Trump administration again tries to repeal the Affordable Care Act, and as state and local leaders move ahead with efforts to limit--perhaps even undermine--Medicaid. Will Medicaid Expansion be repealed? If Trump has his way then it certainly will. 

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How the Right Technology Helps with Behavioral Health Diagnosis

Dec 11, 2018 2:27:33 PM / by Chris Caspar, CEO posted in Behavioral Health, medicare chronic care management, PreValuate, behavioral health assessments, Chronic Care Management, Medicaid, Medical Billing Service, Billing Solutions, CMS, HRSA

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The gradually maturing discipline of affective neuroscience is beginning to showcase emotion as much more than a simple reaction to stimuli. Biologists are beginning to accurately predict behavioral states from emotional databanks. Psychologists are collaborating with technologists and neurologists to define a new wave of behavioral health studies, and the results may affect us sooner than we think.

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5 Reasons Why Behavioral Health Assessments Matter

Aug 8, 2017 2:41:58 PM / by Altruis posted in Behavioral Health, behavioral health assessments

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Providers, payers, and regulators are all taking a closer look at behavioral health assessments – and with good reason.

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Patient-focused electronic screenings—built for behavioral health

May 15, 2017 11:26:44 AM / by Altruis posted in Behavioral Health, PreValuate

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Electronic behavioral health assessments are reimbursed at a higher rate than the paper-based version.

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NatCon17: Behavioral health advocacy, Medicaid reimbursement, and enhancing revenue.

Apr 13, 2017 11:24:13 AM / by Altruis posted in Behavioral Health

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In the air around NatCon17 in Seattle there was gratitude, hope, and determination. Gratitude to the behavioral health community for making their voices heard regarding the AHCA. Hope that progress will continue. And determination to make sure it does.

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