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  • Marlene M. Maheu, Ph.D.

    Marlene M. Maheu, Ph.D.

721W – 10 Ways to Get Paid for Telemental Health & Online Therapy

Includes access to video recording, presentation slides, PLUS 1 Continuing Education Unit (CE Hour). *

Recording available to view anytime, any place…
* See this page for CE Hour rules.

CE 1-Hour “On Demand” Training Webinar

Want to learn several new models for reimbursement in telemental health?

Filled to the rafters with excited participants, this November 18th webinar went for an extra 25 minutes with Q&A to address various questions about CPT codes, health care reform, licensure and reimbursement, etc.

Reimbursement policies are being dramatically altered to adapt to Health Care Reform. New opportunities are surfacing weekly for both reimbursable healthcare and entrepreneurial online practices. Maximize your telepractice revenue by joining us for this live and fully recorded webinar.

Webinar attendees will receive answers to these questions:

  • What are the repercussions of Google’s new “Helpouts” video platform?
  • Which telemental health services are currently reimbursable?
  • How and when are new services added to the growing list of reimbursable services?
  • When is credentialing required for reimbursement and how is that best accomplished?
  • Which 3rd party insurers are paying, and where?
  • Are rates for telemental health different from in-person care?
  • Which CPT codes need to be used?
  • Which “location of service” category gets reimbursed most frequently?
  • Are reimbursement rates discipline-specific in telemental health?
  • What’s a reasonable fee to request for telemental health?
  • Do reimbursement rates differ across geographic areas?
  • Are reimbursement models relevant if I have a self-pay practice?
  • Why be concerned about Medicare and Medicaid changes?
  • Which telemental health practice models get paid the most?
  • Is telephone work reimbursable under new telemental health opportunities?
  • Why be concerned about Medicare and Medicaid changes?
  • How is inter-state practice relevant to reimbursement?
  • How is Health Care Reform changing the playing field for reimbursement in general?
  • How is private industry and consumer demand impacting telemental health?
  • What else do I need to know to get paid for telemental health?

Learning Objectives

  • Name 2 telemental health services that are currently reimbursable
  • Intelligently discuss how to set fees for telemental health
  • Name the CPT code modifier to use when billing for telemental health
  • Name three large players to watch for new and creative opportunities in telemental health
  • Cite at least one regulatory issue of relevance to billing for insurance reimbursement over state lines
  • Name one reason that inter-state practice relevant to reimbursement
  • State whether or not telephone-based care is different from telemental health and explain why this question is confusing
  • Outline at least three reasons that Skype-based care is not considered reimbursable in telemental health
  • Identify at least one reason to be aware of Medicare and Medicaid changes
  • Identify at least 5 telemental health practice models that get reimbursed
  • Name at least one 3rd-party insurer who is paying for telemental health

This program is for beginning and intermediate-level “tele-practitioners” in these disciplines:

  • Counselors, Social Workers, Therapists, Marriage & Family Therapists, Drug & Alcohol Specialists
  • Medical Professionals such as Psychiatrists, Internists, Pediatricians, Gerontologists
  • Psychologists, Physicians Assistants & Nurse Practitioners

Webinar includes:

  • Webinar video recording
  • Presentation slides


This course does not currently qualify for ASWB-approved Continuing Education. Thank you for your patience as we retrofit our courses with required changes before we can offer them for ASWB-approved CE Hours. Contact us if you have questions or if you’d like us to expedite this course for ASWB approval.

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