New Rule Finalizes Flexibilities for Prescribing Medications for the Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder If Your Organization is an Accredited Opioid Treatment Programs (OTPs) and Your State Agrees.
SAMHSA published its final rule that modifies and updates certain provisions of regulations related to OTP accreditation, certification, and standards for the treatment of OUD with MOUD in OTPs.
Confidentiality of Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Patient Records, HHS Finally Aligns Part 2 Records with HIPAA and HITECH!
HHS has issued its final rule to modify its regulations on the treatment of Substance Use Disorder records to increase alignment with HIPAA’s Privacy Rule to improve workability and decrease burden on programs, covered entities, and business associates.
Learn about the new innovation in behavioral health (“IBH”) payment model, which seeks to bridge the gap between behavioral and physical health.
On January 1, 2024, Marriage and Family Therapists (MFT) and Mental Health Counselors (MHC) became eligible to enroll in Medicare to be compensated for rendered services to Medicare beneficiaries. However, we are beginning to see secondary insurance carriers require a Medicare denial before processing a secondary claim for MFTs and MHCs.
To improve the patient experience and access to care, CMS has finalized several new requirements for prior authorization processes that will reduce burden on patients and providers. These changes include: