*New* Self-Paced Certificate Course – Behavioral Health Integration: What a Care Coordinator Should Know
Posted on August 03, 2021
In 2017 Medicare established a new benefit for Medicare Beneficiaries – Behavioral Health Integration for primary care. This benefit allows primary care providers the opportunity to receive payment for managing the behavioral health care of their patients. Integrating behavioral health care with primary care is widely considered an effective strategy for improving outcomes for the millions of Americans with mental or behavioral health conditions.
Posted on May 08, 2020
In the 2015 report Policy Agenda for Nurse-Led Care Coordination, published jointly by the American Academy of Nursing and the American Nurses Association, it was noted that “Nurses have been and continue to be pivotal in the development and delivery of innovative care coordination practice models.”
Posted on April 10, 2020
Achieving a Lean Belt designation is not just a resume builder, it is a designation that communicates your level of expertise. Lean Practitioners with a Black Belt designation are highly sought-after individuals for various leadership and quality management positions. With the constant changes and dynamic atmosphere of healthcare, it is essential to add evidence based tools to your skill set.
Posted on January 29, 2019
In 1990, the Patient Self-Determination Act was passed which provided patients with the right to make choices in their care regarding end of life medical decisions. Unfortunately, in healthcare, this law boiled down to a question on admit: “Do you have an advance directive or living will?”
Posted on January 03, 2018
In 2011, Medicare established a new benefit for Medicare Beneficiaries – The Annual Wellness Visit. The Annual Wellness Visit was implemented to focus on health promotion, disease detection, and fostering the coordination of the screening and preventive services for Medicare Beneficiaries.