Shane Bruce, LMFT - July 15th CE Zoom Event on Clinical Conceptualization: How to Navigate the Maddening World of “Behavioral Health” Insurance Billing from Intake to Discharge

  • July 15, 2020
  • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
  • Online - Through Zoom

Registration

  • This is the standard rate for non- SB CAMFT members and guests.
  • This special discounted rate is a SB CAMFT member benefit available to current members of the Santa Barbara CAMFT Chapter.

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Register now for the July 15th CE Online Webinar. Shane Bruce, LMFT shares on the Clinical Conceptualization: How to Navigate the Maddening World of "Behavioral Health" Insurance Billing from Intake to Discharge. 

Topics Covered: 

  • Behavioral Health Insurance Billing
  • How To Assess Diagnostics for Billing Claims 
  • Insurance Terms and Concepts
  • Phases of Treatment and Insurance Protocols

Learning Objectives

  • Participants will be able to identify clinical diagnostics required for insurance authorization using the Bx=Sx=Dx Formula
  • Participants will be able to develop effective treatment plans including presenting problem, documenting progress and regression, and generating a treatment and discharge summary justifying transition and termination of services
  • Participants will be able to identify and justify medical necessity criteria for frequency and intensity of various clinical services for third party payers
  • Participants will be able to describe the legal and ethical parameters of clinical conceptualization and identify the most common clinician mistakes that lead to treatment disruption and claim denials for clients
  • Participants will be able to identify clinical and ethical issues that doing Telehealth presents 



Shane Bruce, LMFT, earned his Masters in Counseling Psychology from Pacifica Graduate Institute in 2006. He spent 13 years in community mental health, including four years in leadership. He supervised clinicians using Medi-Cal and Department of Mental Health billing. For five years, Shane was Adjunct Faculty for Pacifica and Mt. St. Mary’s Counseling Psychology programs, and has presented on clinical conceptualization at CHADD’s International conference. In 2018, he published his first book, ADHD: A Heartful Approach. Shane has been on insurance panels since 2016, justifying medical necessity for his clients which requiring strong clinical conceptualization. ​ 


Additional Notes Pertaining To Our Policy As A CE Provider:

1) This course has been designed for a mental health professional that include LMFT's, LCSW's, LPCC's, and LEP's. Also, Pre-licensed and Associate members may earn hours of experience for attending the Santa Barbara Chapter of CAMFT workshops as approved by their supervisor.

2) Refund/Cancelation Policy: Attendees may cancel registration and request a refund one week from the time of the event.

3) To request accommodations for special needs, please email the Program Administrator at events@sbcamft.org.

4) To obtain the grievance policy or report a grievance please email events@sbcamft.org.

5) Course Completion Certificates will be awarded at the end of the course in exchange for a completed evaluation form.

6) As required by the California Board of Behavioral Science, this course meets the qualifications for 1.5 hours of continuing education credit for LMFT's, LCSW's, LPCC's, and LEP's.

7) SBCAMFT provider number (57942).

8) Santa Barbara Chapter CAMFT is Approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LMFT's, LCSW's, LPCC's, and LEP's. Santa Barbara Chapter of CAMFT maintains responsibility for this program/course and content.

9) The America with Disabilites Act (ADA accomodates attendees with disabilities in compliance with state and federal laws and regulations. Event is ADA compliant.

Additional Information:

*This webinar will be available by Zoom. If you do not already have a free Zoom account, sign up for it today. The Zoom link will be emailed in advance of the webinar. The webinar will be a mixture of lecture and also Q&A.

For more information and online registration, click on the following link: July 15th Online CE Webinar: Shane Bruce, LMFT - CE Webinar on Clinical Conceptualization: How to Navigate the Maddening World of “Behavioral Health” Insurance Billing from Intake to Discharge

 

We look forward to seeing you there! 

Warm regards,

Claire Blakey, MA, LMFT 

Vice President/President Elect 

Santa Barbara Chapter of CAMFT


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