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Acupuncture and Hypnotherapy, Oh My: Alternative Tobacco Cessation Approaches

Quitting tobacco use is tough. Alternative tobacco cessation approaches such as acupuncture and hypnotherapy may act as promising, yet unconventional practices for helping individuals quit. Studies have demonstrated that both acupuncture and hypnotherapy may increase tobacco abstinence and encourage treatment retention among participants with co-occurring mental illnesses and addictions.

PQRS & MIPS in the Real World: Three Organizations Share Their Experiences (MACRA Series)

Now you understand MIPS, but what are behavioral health organizations doing now to prepare for its implementation? Join the National Council for this one-hour webinar and hear how three behavioral health organizations participated in PQRS, the challenges they faced, and how they’re applying the lessons they learned to prepare for MIPS in 2017.

Adolescents & Marijuana: A Practical Implementation Guide

During this webinar, Experts provide policy perspective on marijuana legalization and share a practical implementation guide for clinicians talking with adolescents about marijuana use.

The Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) Survival Guide (MACRA Series)

What do you get when you combine the Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS), the Value-based Payment Modifier and Meaningful Use? MIPS! It is anticipated that most behavioral health Medicare Part B providers will be subject to MIPS in 2017. Join the National Council for this one-hour webinar to understand the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid’s new quality payment program and what your behavioral health organization can do now to prepare for its implementation in 2017.

Raising the Overtime Pay Threshold: An Overview of New Federal Requirements for Employers

Millions of American workers will now be eligible for overtime pay under a final rule published by the Department of Labor in May. The new regulation raises the salary threshold for exemption from overtime pay to $47,476. With this rule set to take effect on December 1, 2016, the National Council is teaming up with Feldesman Tucker Leifer Fidell to walk you through the details of the new rule. Join us and learn from experts in the field on how this change will impact your organization’s payroll. The content of this webinar is targeted to executive leadership, finance and operations officers, and state associations.

MACRA 101: An Introduction to MACRA’s Quality Payment Program and its Impact on Medicare Part B Reimbursement

The National Council read the 962-page MACRA rule so you don’t have to. This one hour webinar focuses on MACRA’s proposed quality payment program, which completely overhauls how Medicare Part B clinicians will be paid starting in 2017. Join us for an overview of the proposed rule, and its expected impact on behavioral health care providers.

Creating the Strategy, Structure & Process for CCBHC Quality Reporting

To improve behavioral health and physical health outcomes, states are exploring several options for quality reporting for Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics (CCBHCs). Take a deep dive into quality reporting and understand the workflow and technological changes that are necessary to accommodate this new requirement. Engage in a breakdown of the components of quality measures to better prepare your organization to track health improvement.

AmeriCares Mental Health Services for Low-Income Individuals Webinar

Community behavioral health organizations often struggle to meet the needs of their uninsured clients. To help address this the National Council is partnering with AmeriCares, the largest supplier of donated medicine and medical supplies in the United States, to help expand access to mental health treatment options for the uninsured.

Growth Strategies for Your Organization: Grow Big, Grow Smart

Building off the core elements of organizational growth discussed during part one of the Go Big or Go Home financing webinar series, “Growth Strategies for Your Organization: Grow Big, Grow Smart” will provide participants the opportunity to hear from CEOs as they describe their successful strategies. Webinar presenters will discuss their specific growth approaches, such as mergers and acquisitions, expansion to broader populations via integrated care and new models, and broadened scope of services

Building Partnerships to Reduce Tobacco Use Among People with Addictions

n 2015, the National Council launched the Wellness and Recovery Learning Community an eight-month initiative comprised of seven Florida-based addictions provider organizations and programs to support providers in developing and implementing evidence-based tobacco cessation strategies for people with addictions. Eight months later, all have gone tobacco free or have processes in place to help their clients lead a tobacco free life. Three organizations from this learning community have offered to share their experiences with you.

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