Month: April 2017

April 25, 2017

The first reporting year for MACRA is well underway at this point, yet a number of rules introduced during the legislation’s rollout have yet to be finalized. CMS typically reserves the right to revise certain aspects of its published guidance as large-scale programs unfold and opportunities for improvement arise. According to healthcare intelligence firm Leavitt…
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April 18, 2017

Regulatory compliance is an ongoing challenge for private behavioral health practices. Different practices have different ways of ensuring compliance, and traditionally, enforcement has been subsumed into a supervisory or quality assurance role. But quality control in mental health often creates a workplace dynamic that feels a lot like babysitting, which is neither pleasant for clinicians…
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April 14, 2017

The Three-Day Audit Jodi Province Counseling Services serves clients in five counties of North Carolina, and just had the most positive Medicaid audit possible. After hearing that the audit would come in 30 days, Jodi didn’t panic. Instead, she scanned her client records for any gaps and was soon ready. The Medicaid office told Jodi…
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April 5, 2017

Remember the game Asteroids? At the risk of dating myself, I do. Asteroids came out in 1979 and was a great shoot ‘em up video game in which you blasted asteroids that flew relentlessly into your path. Being asteroids, they were unforgiving, destroying every ship they touched. If you somehow made it to the next…
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April 3, 2017

April is Alcohol Awareness Month. Though alcohol can be used responsibly and is a significant facet of American culture, alcoholism is pervasive and destructive of individuals, families, and entire communities. Alcoholism can affect every aspect of a person’s life, including physical and emotional health, finances, and relationships, and is a much larger problem than many…
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