Medicare Webinar Series

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Additional Medicare Resources:

The Process of Working With Older Adults in Psychotherapy:

The MMHWC in collaboration with the E4 Center of Excellence for Behavioral Health Disparities in Aging present information that examines more closely the effective management of counseling older adults as it relates to having an awareness of our own ideas about aging, recognition of what elements of normal aging may impact the therapy process, and strategies to manage these elements.

Webinar Slides

Older Adult Mental Health 101:

The MMHWC in collaboration with the E4 Center of Excellence for Behavioral Health Disparities in Aging provide an overview of older adult mental health to help clinicians gain a better understanding of the unique ways that mental health disorders can present in older adults, identify barriers to diagnosis and treatment, and employ evidence-based assessments and treatments.


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The Role of Medicare Administrative Contractors: Enrollment to Payment:

Representatives from Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) explain the MACs’ responsibilities and how they interact with Medicare-enrolled mental health counselors and marriage and family therapists including enrollment, claims processing, payment, and other procedures.

MAC Webinar Slides

Medicare 601:

Representatives from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and the law firm of Weintraub Tobin review the 2024 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule final rule, provide step-by-step enrollment procedures, and answer frequently asked questions related to enrollment and opt-out procedures for mental health counselors and marriage and family therapists.

Medicare 601 Slides

Medicare 501:

The MMHWC and the National Council for Mental Wellbeing come together to explore the primary roles that community behavioral health centers play in providing mental health and substance use services to improve quality of life for older adults with mental health conditions and the skills and experience of MFTs and counselors and how they can address the needs of county behavioral health directors in serving Medicare beneficiaries with mental health conditions.

Medicare 501 Slides

Medicare 401:

Specialists from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, the law firm of Weintraub Tobin, and the Government Affairs Department at NBCC discuss the proposed rule for the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule and answer questions previously submitted by practitioners from across the country.



Medicare 401 Slides

Medicare 301:

Experts from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the law firm of Weintraub Tobin discuss the implementation features of the Medicare Part B coverage of counselors and marriage and family therapists, as well as the implications for providers. This webinar covers an overview of the major steps providers will need to take to enroll in the traditional Medicare fee-for-service program.

Medicare 301 Slides

Medicare 201:

Panelists from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) provide an inside look at the process leading up to provider registration. This webinar covers the new regulatory process for implementing Medicare Part B coverage.


Medicare 201 Slides

Medicare 101:

Policy experts and staff from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) present an introduction to the Medicare program for counselors and marriage and family therapists. This webinar covers key components of the Mental Health Access Improvement Act and its implications for counselors.

Medicare 101 Slides

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