New Year – Insurance Changes

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The New Year always brings change, and the healthcare industry is no different. Many insurance plans run on a calendar year, which means your copays and deductibles apply from January 1st to December 31st of that year. Insurance benefits can change even if your employer sticks with the same company. Just because your employer decided to stick […]

Insurance Tips for New Patients

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by Joel Campnell, Billing Specialist Beyond the important clinical considerations for finding a new mental health provider, don’t let the insurance aspects fall by the wayside. Unexpected costs arising from insurance confusion can be a significant source of stress. To help reduce your risk of these, follow these tips before scheduling your first appointment: 1. […]

Avoidance – the root of all evil

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“Nature has placed mankind under the governance of two sovereign masters, pain and pleasure. It is for them alone to point out what we ought to do, as well as to determine what we shall do. They govern us in all we do, in all we say, in all we think”. Jeremy Bentham Friedrich Nietzsche […]