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Counseling and Technology

Technology has altered the way that people live, and it has certainly changed the way that counselors practice

Technology has altered the way that people live, and it has certainly changed the way that counselors practice. From gaining the skills needed to work in the field to advocating for change to a global audience, technology and the internet has made it easier to engage. Five ways that technology is changing counseling practices are: Read More


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    The Federal Interdepartmental Serious Mental Illness Coordinating Committee (ISMICC) recommended today that exclusions should be removed that disallow payment to mental health counselors and marriage and family therapists within Medicare and other federal health benefit programs.   AMHCA initiated discussions with members of the ISMICC this fall – since the formation of the ISMICC – to seek the ...

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    Good afternoon, AMHCA members! We're pleased to inform you that our  2018 Annual Conference  will take place in sunny Orlando, Florida! The conference ...

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    Hello AMHCA members, We have a lot of things happening at the national level and I can assure you that the Board and Staff are hard at work developing ...

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    According to woman who explained a letter I received today, she indicated that United Health Care is now requiring providers to become part of a medicaid ...

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    Insurance payment issues have become such a problem for my small private practice. I won't specify the insurance company that is most problematic, but ...

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    Cheryl, that's an awful situation you find yourself in.  Without wanting to invalidate your point or how stuck you are – I entirely agree that it all feels ...

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    I use Valant Medical Solutions for my EHR. It is a completely Web-based solution for both records and electronic insurance billing. It has pull-down ...

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    I use Office Ally for free electronic billing, and haven't yet switched over to EHR; their EHR service is $30/month and I plan to start that at some point. ...

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    ​Hello Cheryl, Portability has been a pain in our side for decades. If it helps, it was AMHCA and NBCC, during the 2014 AMHCA conference in Seattle, that ...

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    Agreed - this issue is SO important! When I moved from UT to CO I was able to get licensure here by taking and passing the CO jurisprudence exam but, as ...

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    Agreed, Cheryl Lorenza!! Thanks so much for your post!! This issue has been a huge problem for LMHCs, especially for those of us who have been licensed ...

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