This guide is intended to help agencies make the transition to billing for their services. It provides step-by-step help for agencies with no third-party billing capacity. For agencies that have some or even extensive experience with billing, the guide gives suggestions for improving collections and strengthening the business practices that are essential to stability and growth.
By 2014, addiction treatment agencies will need to develop business systems that meet the requirements of insurance-based billing (e.g., Medicaid, health exchanges, and private sector health plans). NIATx-SI: Business Practices for the Future Learning Collaborative offers technical assistance for designing a billing system,improving collections,and becoming a preferred provider.
This Learning Collaborative will give community health centers and their substance abuse treatment organization partners the tools and technical assistance they need to develop working relationships that may include referrals, co-location, partnership agreements or even mergers with substance abuse treatment services.
Sites selected to participate in the NACHC/NIATx Learning Collaborative will receive technical assistance on:
ARC is a coaching/web-based learning program to help behavioral health providers prepare for health reform.
ARC will help you:
The NIATX Accelerating Reform Initiative(ARI) gives behavioral health care organizations the tools and peer supports they need to respond to the sweeping changes that parity, health care integration, and decreased grant funding may bring. ARI helps participating organizations:
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