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    Bipartisan Mental Health Access Improvement Act Reintroduced in Congress:   Measure Would Allow Mental Health Counselors to Bill Medicare for Treating Seniors On January 31st, the  Mental Health Access Improvement Act (S. 286)  was re-introduced by Senator Barrasso (R-WY) and Senator Stabenow (D-MI), that will allow mental health counselors to bill Medicare for treating older adults with mental ...

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  • Photo by Ty Williams on Unsplash When a client comes to you and wants help, you’re going to assume that they’re telling you the truth. They want to heal from whatever pain they’re going through, and that’s why they’re coming to therapy. The problem is that when you realize that a client is not truthful, it’s difficult to help them because you don’t know what their actual problems are. ...

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    I realize that this is a partial tangent from the original post, but to add to Dr. Giunta's response re. LMHCs and testing here in Florida, here is a link ...

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    Sorry here is the National Council for Behavioral Health's Link to reach out to our legislators:  https://www.thenationalcouncil.org/policy-action/write-your-legislators/?vvsrc=%2fCampaigns%2f63007%2fRespond ...

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    Joshua, Thanks for the reminder! We need everyone on board to reach out to their Congressional and Senate Reps. Using the National Council's format is ...

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    Thank you for your replies.  They are helpful. Sincerely, ------------------------------ Kathleen Pape Seattle WA 206-328-3050 --------------------- ...

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    Hi Linda,  Thank you for asking the questions and starting this discussion.  I would love to bring preventative care to my community, I am a little overwhelmed ...

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    I hope folks keep this going. Also see, AMHCA CEO Joel Miller's most recent blog post for additional materials to reach out to your elected reps! ​ ------------------------------ ...

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    Thanks, Steve and Clayton - I should clarify the person was seen twice during August 2018 and then was not in touch with me - this insistence on me providing ...

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    I too, think you have done the right thing.  I would believe in the short-term you would have some responsibility to address emergency treatment (maybe ...

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