Fri, Apr 21|
Medicare 101 Webinar: An Introduction to the Medicare Program and Coverage of Counselors and MFTs
This webinar serves as an introduction to the Medicare program for counselors and marriage and family therapists. Now that the Mental Health Access Improvement Act passed as part of the 2023 Consolidated Appropriations Act, what does it mean for your practice? Learn the fundamentals of the Medicare
Time & Location
Apr 21, 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
About the Event
NBCC and Affiliates Board Chair Monalisa McGee-Baratta, PhD, NCC, MAC, LPC, CPC, LMHC, LMHP, will introduce both webinars. We welcome our presenters Meredith Freed, senior policy analyst for program on Medicare policy with the Kaiser Family Foundation, and Matthew Fullen, associate professor of counselor education with Virginia Tech University.
Attendees will hear from these experts on the key components of the Medicare program, including:
- mental health benefits that beneficiaries receive
- how the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will implement Part B coverage of MFTs and counselors
- key components of the Mental Health Access Improvement Act that are now law and will go into effect in 2024
- implications for practitioners
For even more information, mark your calendar for our Medicare 201 webinar, on May 5 at 4 pm EDT. Hear from key representatives with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) about the 2023 regulatory process that will lead to the implementation of Medicare Part B coverage of MFTs and counselors, and the formal launch of the policy initiative on January 1, 2024. You can register for this free webinar at https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_dI0hf0-1SQqon5Pexxy0CA.
Here is further information for how to sign up for this presentation with AMHCA