3 CME/CE Hours Available
Definitions are given to help the practitioner become familiar with essential telehealth billing terms and their meanings. Issues related to proper procedures, new approved telehealth codes for permitted treatment sites, types of patient diagnoses and licensure requirements for professionals are examined. Medicare, Medicaid, and Private Pay (or private insurance) requirements and strategies are discussed, along with new codes for “virtual” visits, interprofessional collaboration and remote patient monitoring. Updated telehealth modifier codes are provided.
Practical, legal and ethical suggestions are at the core of this training experience.
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Please note: All social workers are welcomed to take this course but reimbursement is not an approved topic area for CE hours under the TBHI ACE approval obtained from ASWB. You, therefore, cannot claim this course toward your licensure renewal requirements. Please contact ASWB and your state board to learn more.
Dr. Maheu has directly trained more than 26,000 clinicians from 79 countries. As a leader in telebehavioral health since 1994, she has authored five textbooks, dozens of book chapters and peer-reviewed journal articles. She has consulted with international organizations, both large and small. With a focus on telehealth legal, ethical, interjurisdictional and reimbursement issues, her concurrent passion for integrity will guide you to developing a legal and ethical path to incorporating the best technologies and protocols for your work. Her comfortable grasp of the underlying competencies for telebehavioral health will help you to systematically choose your technologies, develop your documentation/policies and augment your clinical skills with the powerful nuances of telepresence and cultural sensitivity. She will offer you clear, actionable, real-world suggestions to help you ask the right questions, get the right answers and quickly launch your telepractice — legally, ethically and competently.
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TBHI’s training programs are designed for beginning and intermediate-level “telepractitioners” and “telesupervisors” wishing to deliver telebehavioral health services in these disciplines:
TBHI’s online coursework gives you access 24/7. You will receive a rich, multimedia platform to enhance your enjoyment and learning retention.
The course evaluation and post-test will require that you come back into the website to respond to a series of questions. Post-test need to be passed with a grade of 80% or better to get the course completion certificate. If you’d prefer in-person training, please write to us to request a calendar for TBHI’s live events. If you’d like to invite a TBHI speaker, please submit a speaking request here.
Please note: All social workers are welcomed to take this course but reimbursement is not an approved topic area for CE hours under the TBHI ACE approval obtained from ASWB and some state-specific social work licensing boards. You, therefore, cannot claim this course toward your licensure renewal requirements. Please contact ASWB and/or your state board to learn more.
See Continuing Medical Education or Continuing Education information below.
TBHI training is exclusively digital for the purposes of this application. Our website is written in Arial font to facilitate reading with appropriate alt tags for those who prefer or cannot see images. All audio and video recordings are produced with captions for deaf and hard of hearing trainees. PDF’s of written TBHI training is available for individuals who prefer to print and read training offline. Considered on a case by case basis, accommodations have successfully been developed for individual trainees with more specialized needs upon request.
NJAOPS is dedicated in reminding and enhancing physicians’ knowledge to manage the changing needs of the healthcare system. These evidence-based educational lectures are structured to augment physician expertise with current guidelines, materials and recommendations, as well as up-to-date advances in medical treatment on specific topics.
New Jersey Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) to provide osteopathic continuing education for DO physicians. NJAOPS designates these educational activities for Category 1-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity.
Physician (AMA) Accreditation Statement: NJAOPS is accredited by the Medical Society of New Jersey to provide continuing medical education for physicians. NJAOPS designates live or online activity for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.
Health Professionals: Participants may claim hours to receive a Certificate of Participation for an activity designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.
Method of Participation:
For successful completion of activity and subsequent awarding of credits, individuals are required to participate in the entire activity and complete an attestation form, as well as an activity evaluation form.
The Telebehavioral Health Institute is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Telebehavioral Health Institute maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
CE hours for this reimbursement course are not available from ASWB or individual, state-based approval processes. However, for other topics, the Telebehavioral Health Institute, Inc. (TBHI), provider #1328, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org, through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Telebehavioral Health Institute, Inc. is permitted to use the new three year approval period in the ACE statement on promotional material and certificates of credit. ASWB Approval Period: 11/18/2019-11/18/2022. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval.
The Telebehavioral Health Institute, Inc. (TBHI) is officially on file with NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC) as an Approved Education Provider. TBHI has been approved as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider. NAADAC Provider #159459, Telebehavioral Health Institute, is responsible for all aspects of their programing.
The Telebehavioral Health Institute, Inc. (TBHI) has been approved by National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) as an Approved Continuing Education Provider. ACEP No. 6708. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC Credit are clearly identified. TBHI is solely responsible for all aspects of the program.
CE Broker is a continuing education tracking system in which licensees track their compliance and report their completed CEs. The Telebehavioral Health Institute (TBHI) encourages trainees to use the Self-Report system in CE Broker, as TBHI does not report to CE Broker on behalf of trainees.
Click here for instructions on how to self-report to CE Broker.
The American Psychological Association (APA), the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC), the National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC) have approved CE Hours for TBHI training. The American Medical Association (AMA) has approved the training for CMEs. Nurses are formally approved in California and approved by most other states through our co-sponsorship with Alliant University. See Continuing Education information here.
Please verify the appropriateness of TBHI training for your needs by contacting your state/provincial board or your state/provincial professional organization. Some state and provincial regulations are in flux, complex and can be confusing. Some require additional documentation. Some states restrict the number of CE hours you can complete online. TBHI disavows responsibility for being aware of /meeting your state’s regulatory or licensing requirements.
TBHI Training has also been approved for AMA CME Hours. Contact us for details.