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8 Steps to a Successful Mental Health Practice

June 4 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm CDT

Presented by the Office of Continuing Education

The Chicago School of Professional PsychologyPresents:

8 Steps to a Successful Mental Health Practice

Friday, June 4, 2021

7:00AM-10:30PMPT/ 9:00AM-12:30PM CT/10:00AM-1:30PM ET

Webinar will be held online via the ZOOM platform. A link to the event will be provided in your confirmation email.

Program Offers3.0 CEs for Psychologists, 3.0 Illinois CEUs for Counselors and Social Workers, and 3.0 BBS California CEUs for LPCCs, LPSW, and LMFTs

Workshop Description:

This three hour intermediate presentation will provide training and guidance on creating a successful mental health practice. The presenters will go over crucial steps including credentialing, provider enrollment, billing, and revenue cycle management.

Providers will learn how to create an efficient credentialing/enrollment process. Understand how to send claims and receive reimbursement from different peyers. During this workshop, providers will understand CAQH,NPPES, I&A, Availity, ERA and EFTs, and Medicare portal.

Learning Objectives:

After attending this intermediate-level workshop, participants will be able to:

1. Assess structure needed to build a Successful MH private practice

2. Discuss credentialing & enrollment processes that impact your revenue cycle

3. Recognize billing processes including; service entry, claim submission, revenue cycle management

Professional Bio of Yesenia Servin, CPMSM

Yesenia Servin is a nationally certified credentialing specialist and healthcare management consultant. Yesenia is the lead payer enrollment specialist with Loyola University Health System in Chicago, IL. With over 21 years in the healthcare industry, her experience includes Durable Medical Equipment, Hospital & Health Systems, and Community Mental Health Organizations, as well as providing payer enrollment and credentialing consulting services to various healthcare providers and organizations. Yesenia is a current NAMSS member, and is a past NAMSS Educational Conference Guest Speaker, Team Med Global Collaborator, webinar presenter and industry trainer. She studied Microeconomics and Communications at NEIU and is currently studying Healthcare Administration at Concordia University Chicago.

Professional Bio of Anna Wlodarczyk, MS

Anna Wlodarczyk has over 10 years of diverse healthcare industry experience including medical and dental billing, healthcare administration, and financial management. She received her Master’s degree from DePaul University in Public Service Management with concentration in Health Care Administration. Anna works as a practice manager for a successful mental health practice. She also has built her medical billing and consulting business, Premier Medical Consulting. Anna is a current trainer for The Chicago School of Professional Psychology and industry consultant and trainer. She enjoys helping providers understand billing and revenue cycle management. Her expertise helps healthcare professionals with accurate and timely billing.

Anna loves to travel with her family and practice yoga in her free timcal and dental billing, healthcare administration, and financial management. She received her Master’s degree from DePaul University in Public Service Management with concentration in Health Care Administration. Anna works as a practice manager for a successful mental health practice. She also has built her medical billing and consulting business, Premier Medical Consulting.

Program Standards and Goals

This program meets APA’s continuing education Standard 1.2: Program content focuses on ethical, legal, statutory or regulatory policies, guidelines, and standards that impact psychological practice, education, or research.

This program meets APA’s continuing education GOAL 2: Program will enable psychologists to keep pace with the most current scientific evidence regarding assessment, prevention, intervention, and/or education, as well as important relevant legal, statutory, leadership, or regulatory issues.

Workshop Schedule:

*Note: Times listed below are in the Central Time-Zone, participants are welcome to join from any timezone*

9:00AM CT- Workshop Begins

10:30-10:45AM CT- 15 Minute Break

12:15 PM-12:30PM CT – Question/Anwser Period

12:30PM CT- Workshop Ends

Registration and Fees:

General Admission: $60

TCSPP Faculty, Staff, & Alumni Admission: $30

TCSPP Current Site Supervisor & Community Partner Admission: $30

TCSPP Student Admission: Free (Space my be limited)

Non-TCSPP Student Admission: $10

Refund Policy:100% of tuition is refundable up to 48 hours before the program. Within 48 hours of the program, tuition is nonrefundable.

References:

(Barbara Griswold (2018) Navigating the Insurance Maze, Paper Street Press, https://navigatingtheinsurancemaze.com/

Sandy Cisneros (2017) History of Provider Enrollment, Beckers Hospital Review, https://www.beckershospitalreview.com/finance/the-evolution-of-credentialing-and-provider-enrollment.html

Nowicki, M. (2011, June 20). Introduction to the Financial Management of Healthcare
Organizations, Health Administration Press.

CONTINUING EDUCATION:Target Audience: All mental health professionals. Graduate students welcome.

Psychologists. This program, when attended in its entirety, is available for 3.0 continuing education credits. The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is committed to accessibility and non-discrimination in its continuing education activities. The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is also committed to conducting all activities in conformity with the American Psychological Association’s Ethical Principles for Psychologists. Participants are asked to be aware of the need for privacy and confidentiality throughout the program. If program content becomes stressful, participants are encouraged to process these feelings during discussion periods. If participants have special needs, we will attempt to accommodate them. Please address questions, concerns and any complaints to Danielle Bohrer at 312-467-2364. There is no commercial support for this program nor are there any relationships between the CE Sponsor, presenting organization, presenter, program content, research, grants, or other funding that could reasonably be construed as conflicts of interest.

Counselors/Clinical Counselors. This program, when attended in its entirety, is available 3.0 hours of continuing education. The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is licensed by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR) to provide continuing education programming for counselors and clinical counselors.License Number: 197.000159

Social Workers. This program, when attended in its entirety, is available for 3.0 hours of continuing education. The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is licensed by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR) to provide continuing education programming for social workers. License Number: 159.001036

MFTs, LPCCs, and LCSWs. Course meets the qualifications for 3.0 hours of continuing education credit for MFTs, LPCCs, and/or LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. If you are licensed outside of California please check with your local licensing agency to to determine if they will accept these CEUs. The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is approved by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) to offer continuing education programming for MFTs, LPCCs, LEPs, and/or LCSWs. The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is an accredited or approved postsecondary institution that meets the requirements set forth in Sections 4980.54(f)(1), 4989.34, 4996.22(d)(1), or 4999.76(d) of the Code.

Other Non Psychologists. Most licensing boards accept Continuing Education Credits sponsored by the American Psychological Association but non-psychologists are recommended to consult with their specific state-licensing board to ensure that APA-sponsored CE is acceptable.

Participation CertificateThe Chicago School of Professional Psychology is able to provide students and other participants who simply wish to have documentation of their attendance at the program a participation certificate.

Organizer

The Institute for Professional and Continuing Studies
Website:
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