Presented by Barbara Griswold, LMFT
With healthcare reform, more clients now have coverage, and they want therapists who accept their insurance. But what does the Affordable Care Act mean for our practices? And what’s new about the new CMS-1500 claim form? Must working with insurance mean fee discounts, limited sessions, mountainous paperwork, and micromanagement of treatment?
Keeping up with all the changes in the insurance field isn't easy. This entertaining presentation addresses what EVERY therapist should know, even if you don’t work with insurance. What you don't know can hurt you and your clients, so it is important to be informed.
From this workshop, you will learn:
Note: this workshop will not cover DSM-5 changes
Barbara Griswold, LMFT, is the author of Navigating the Insurance Maze: The Therapist's Complete Guide to Working with Insurance -- And Whether You Should, recently released in its fifth edition. In private practice in San Jose, California, she has been a provider for more than 20 insurance plans for over 20 years. She writes a free monthly insurance e-newsletter for therapists, and has been interviewed on National Public Radio’s “Morning Edition” and for Psychotherapy Finances magazine. A proud 29 year member of CAMFT, she previously served on the CAMFT Ethics Committee, and now serves on the CAMFT Board of Directors. Barbara enjoys providing phone consultations to therapists nationwide with insurance questions and problems, and invites you to contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Marin County Chapter of CAMFT
PO Box 9065 San Rafael, CA 94912-9065
(415) 459 3484 www.marincamft.org
CAMFT is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family
Therapists (CAMFT Provider #56895) to sponsor continuing education for
LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and LEPs