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CPT Codes Occupational Therapy
  • Monday, March 15, 2021

CPT Codes Occupational Therapy

CPT codes occupational therapy, including 8-minute rule; 20 common CPT codes for occupational therapy (e.g., CPT code 97100) and resources will be covered in this blog....


Psychotherapy CPT Codes
  • Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Psychotherapy CPT Codes

Psychotherapy CPT codes (CPT codes for Mental health) commonly used by therapists such as 90837 CPT code, 90834 CPT codes and others will be reviewed in this blog. Any behavioral health practitioner who has ever worked in an institutional setting or dealt with insurance knows about CPT (Current Procedural Terminology) codes. They can be tedious and difficult to learn but mental health clinicians are pretty lucky compared to some providers. Unlike many medical doctors, it is likely you won’t have to use more than a handful in your everyday work. Let’s explore the importance of psychotherapy CPT codes and some tips for getting the best out of them....


90847 CPT Code and 90846 CPT Code: Billing the Right Way
  • Sunday, August 9, 2020

90847 CPT Code and 90846 CPT Code: Billing the Right Way

90847 CPT Code and 90846 CPT Code will be review in this blog and how to bill couples and family receiving counseling service the right way. Ask any therapist who does couples or family therapy work about billing and you’re likely to get a string of billing stories. Covered. Not covered. Sort of covered. What’s the real story? Is couples therapy something that you can legitimately bill for?...


Liability Insurance: Counselors and Therapists
  • Friday, May 31, 2019

Liability Insurance: Counselors and Therapists

Professional Liability aka Malpractice Insurance protects professional services such as mental health, counseling, therapy, etc.. But what about teletherapy or cyber liability coverage? Online or in-person: CPH & Associates has you covered....


Insurance Billing 101 For Therapists In Private Practice
  • Monday, May 27, 2019

Insurance Billing 101 For Therapists In Private Practice

Insurance billing and claims filing is without a doubt one of the most frustrating tasks clinicians and therapists face. Unless you have a strictly private pay practice, billing is something you have to contend with on the daily. Insurance benefits, copays, deductibles, ICD-10 codes and those dreaded CMS-1500 forms…ugh! ...


The Superbill: What It Is and Why You Need It
  • Thursday, February 21, 2019

The Superbill: What It Is and Why You Need It

A superbill is a document that contains all of the information necessary for an insurance to make a decision on reimbursement for health expenses incurred by a client. What’s in the superbill and why you need one?...


Insurance, Telehealth and You
  • Thursday, May 10, 2018

Insurance, Telehealth and You

You’ve chosen HIPAA compliant video conferencing platform and delineated the process for adding teletherapy services to your practice, there’s one more question you need to ask: "How will I get paid?"...


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  • Cluttering Speech Explained

    Thursday, October 7, 2021

    If you are a Speech-Language Pathologist working with a client who you suspect is cluttering, it may be beneficial to start by working on reducing his or her speech rate, reducing excess of disfluencies, and improving the client’s self-awareness/self monitoring skills.

  • CBT for Anxiety Disorders

    Wednesday, September 29, 2021

    Cognitive-behavioral therapy has been found to be an effective treatment for all anxiety disorders. CBT’s numerous resources make it ideal for self-help as well as more formal psychotherapy.

  • Where Occupational Therapy and Mental Health Meet

    Friday, September 17, 2021

    Occupational therapy has a strong historical connection to mental health.  Therapists can work with individuals and populations in a variety of settings to promote positive mental health.  Several OT skills that we use in multiple environments can be easily adapted to support mental health populations.