We discuss training the next generation of practitioners; meeting the present demand for care; cohort style group practice model vs longer term models; getting paid by insurance for supervisees and interns; differences between trainees in the medical field and the mental health field; keeping track of supervisory billing for each insurance company; negotiating insurance contracts and how rates are impacted; how to structure compensation; pros of this model vs hiring fully licensed clinicians; the software and systems to use to keep things running efficiently; considerations for keeping clinicians around post-licensure; and how you can work with Tara to bring interns and supervisees to your group practice.
Welcome solo and group practice owners! We are Liath Dalton and Evan Dumas, your co-hosts of Person Centered Tech. In our latest episode, we share memories of our beloved Roy Huggins, founder of PCT, whom we unexpectedly lost in November 2021. The Person Centered Tech team wanted to take the time to share our fond […]
Changes related to the 21st Century Cures Act – more descriptively referred to as the Information Blocking Rule – occurred on October 6th, 2022 when the “final rule” went into effect. Specifically, the limitations on the definition of electronic health information (EHI) that were in place since the Information Blocking Rule went into effect on April 5th, 2021 have been lifted. What does that mean to you, as a mental health care provider and “IB actor”? We’ll break down the key points.
Welcome group practice owners! We are Liath Dalton and Roy Huggins, your co-hosts of the Group Practice Tech podcast. In our latest episode, we’re talking about The PCT Way. We discuss how we developed The PCT Way; simplifying HIPAA compliance needs; minimizing financial cost as well as time, energy, anxiety, and cognitive overhead; meeting […]
Welcome group practice owners! We are Liath Dalton and Roy Huggins, your co-hosts of the Group Practice Tech podcast. In this episode, we’re talking with Uriah Guilford of The Productive Therapist about helping therapists find the tools they need to be successful. We discuss Uriah’s business directory for therapists and its origins, how to […]
Welcome group practice owners! We are Liath Dalton and Roy Huggins, your co-hosts of the Group Practice Tech podcast. In this episode, we’re talking about payment processors like Zelle, Paypal, and Venmo. We discuss the term “HIPAA compliant”; compliance as a process; using “compliant” products in a noncompliant way; our favorite example, Google Workspace; […]
Telehealth legislation aimed at removing barriers to care is abounding in the current landscape of state law. Emergency out-of-state practice allowances have been ending, bringing legislators to look towards meeting the telehealth and healthcare needs of their constituents for the long term. We’ve seen examples of progressive telehealth legislation being passed in Arizona, Illinois, West […]
Like every mental health care provider at this moment, you’re faced with navigating the transition to providing client care via telemental health. As a group practice leader, you’re navigating this change not just for yourself, but for your whole team.
How can you manage this transition in a way that ensures the provision of clinically-effective standards-based care? What components do you need to have in place to facilitate this transition in a way that not only meets and responds to current needs, but also positions your practice to be strengthened by it in a way that will serve it in the long-term and position you to capture the opportunities that having a telemental health component of your practice can provide?
Liath answers: Is it HIPAA-secure to use my phone or WiFi hotspot device in my practice? What about using it for telemental health sessions?