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Insurer under fire for millions in unpaid claims 04/23/2022

Insurer under fire for millions in unpaid claims

Insurer under fire for millions in unpaid claims Anthem has captured the attention of multiple hospitals and health systems across the U. S. as allegations of underpayment and inappropriate denials accumulate.

04/21/2022

Medicaid Mental Health Reimbursement Rates Report | Colorado General Assembly

Both HB22-1268 and SB22-156 unanimously passed committees! This is HUGE for mental health/substance abuse treatment in Colorado. One step closer to being signed into law. Please contact your legislators and show support!



https://leg.colorado.gov/bills/HB22-1268

https://leg.colorado.gov/bills/sb22-156

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Photos from Left Hand Management's post 04/01/2022

April Fools!

Colorado mental health professionals incensed after Medicaid forum that was intended to clear the air 02/19/2022

Colorado mental health professionals incensed after Medicaid forum that was intended to clear the air

This healthcare crisis could have been avoided. At Left Hand Management we have been telling our healthcare leaders about these issues for 6 years now.

Colorado mental health professionals incensed after Medicaid forum that was intended to clear the air About 160 mental health therapists, counselors and psychologists joined a forum to vent about Medicaid payment delays and burdensome paperwork. They left even angrier.

02/05/2022

Sad state of affairs 😞 -via Colorado Sun

Colorado Isn’t Prepared To Deal With the Mental Health Fallout From COVID-19 08/05/2021

Colorado Isn’t Prepared To Deal With the Mental Health Fallout From COVID-19

Colorado Isn’t Prepared To Deal With the Mental Health Fallout From COVID-19 Coloradans have dealt with a lot, and mental health professionals are worried about the long-term effects of that trauma.

The 16 most absurd ICD-10 codes 06/10/2021

The 16 most absurd ICD-10 codes

A mid-week funny!!!

The 16 most absurd ICD-10 codes Behold, the 16 weirdest codes with a little advice from Healthcare Dive on how to handle these cases should they come into your ER.

05/19/2021

There was a snake that crawled over a sharp saw and was cut. In anger the snaked wrapped the saw with its thick body and proceeded to squeeze the life out of the saw.

With each angry squeeze it felt more pain but continued because it wasn’t going to let the saw get away with the pain it caused it.

The snake, refusing to let go of the saw, eventually died; not knowing the whole time, he needed to let go of the initial pain and focus on its future and where it was going. Instead, the snake, unfortunately, lost its life and didn’t even see it coming.

Control your anger, forgive those that hurt you, and don’t give people or things power over you. It can ultimately kill you.

'Too Complex, Too Difficult': Colorado Green-Lights New Agency To Reform Mental Health Services 04/26/2021

'Too Complex, Too Difficult': Colorado Green-Lights New Agency To Reform Mental Health Services

Progress!

'Too Complex, Too Difficult': Colorado Green-Lights New Agency To Reform Mental Health Services Gov. Jared Polis signed a bill into law last week which creates a new state agency to mange behavioral health services.

03/25/2021

A good laugh for this mid-week hump day!

Health care costs 03/03/2021

Health care costs

Ain’t this the truth! 🤣😢😂

Health care costs Doctor and patient discuss the costs of health care and the difficulty of finding out prices for medical tests and visits

02/26/2021

Are you struggling to use the correct behavioral health modifier on your insurance claims based on your license or degree, including the CPT codes allowed for those services? What about telehealth modifiers?

Email us: [email protected] or call our office: 303-637-9000 today to speak to one of our expert billing team members who can help ensure you are utilizing the right codes and modifiers for all your insurance clients!

Medicaid: Irresponsible with Colorado's Mental Health 02/18/2021

Medicaid: Irresponsible with Colorado's Mental Health

Sign your name today!

Medicaid: Irresponsible with Colorado's Mental Health Each year, the Colorado Counseling Association spends over $13,500 in legislative advocacy for professional counselors and the mental health profession. Membership of the CCA makes these important efforts possible, bringing a unified voice for...

America's addiction crisis, compounded by Covid-19, requires action- STAT 02/12/2021

America's addiction crisis, compounded by Covid-19, requires action- STAT

Say it again for those in the back:

“The current lack of standardization in addiction treatment, on the one hand, and in health insurance coverage for it, on the other, has made it incredibly difficult for policymakers, payers, patients, and families to identify addiction treatment backed by science and evidence.”

America's addiction crisis, compounded by Covid-19, requires action- STAT Policymakers must address the roadblocks that hinder addiction education and training, access to medications, and health insurance coverage.

Denver successfully sent mental health professionals, not police, to hundreds of calls 02/08/2021

Denver successfully sent mental health professionals, not police, to hundreds of calls

Denver successfully sent mental health professionals, not police, to hundreds of calls The STAR program was able to respond to 748 calls in 6 months. No calls required the assistance of police, and no one was arrested.

Welcome to Left Hand Management 01/25/2021

Welcome to Left Hand Management

Behavioral Health Individual and Family Therapy Authorization Update Notification
Effective March 1, 2021, all CCHA members will have access to up to 20 sessions of individual and/or family therapy sessions during a calendar year before preauthorization is required.

Why is this change necessary?
CCHA is committed to ensuring our members receive high quality, clinically appropriate services in the least restrictive environment. This includes employing mechanisms that allow us to efficiently review and assist with guaranteeing proper access to the variety of available behavioral health continuum services, as clinically indicated.

What is the impact of this change?
Beginning March 1, 2021, once a member has exhausted 20 units of any combination of individual and/or family therapy, all additional sessions during the calendar year will require the provider to follow the preauthorization process.

Please note:
The affected CPT® codes are 90832, 90834, 90837, 90846 and 90847.

The requesting or servicing provider must submit all preauthorization requests with supporting clinical documentation through one of the following options:
Online via the Interactive Care Reviewer tool at availity.com. Select Patient Registration > Authorizations & Referrals > Authorizations. This method of submission significantly decreases the processing time of the request.
Outpatient fax: 1-800-505-1193
Phone: 1-855-627-4685

Preferred clinical documentation requirements can be found on the Behavioral Health Outpatient Form located at CCHAcares.com/providertools > CCHA Resources & Support for Providers > Behavioral Health Providers > Utilization Management > Behavioral Health Outpatient Treatment Form.
If the request for continuation of services is denied, an appeal may be submitted within 60 days of the denial notification.

Appeals can be submitted through one of the following options:
Fax: 1-877-434-7578
Phone: 1-855-627-4685 (State Relay 711 for callers with speech or hearing disabilities)
Mail: Colorado Community Health Alliance
P.O. Box 62429
Virginia Beach, VA 23466-2429

Failure to follow this process may result in an adverse decision after the 20th session in a calendar year.

What if I need assistance?
If you have questions about this communication or need assistance with any other item, contact your local provider relations representative or call Provider Services at 1-855-627-4685.

Welcome to Left Hand Management Billing, Enrollment, and Consulting Services for Behavioral Health Providers

01/15/2021

IMPORTANT COVID MESSAGE FROM

Department of Health Care Policy & Financing


Dear Health First Colorado and Child Health Plan Plus (CHP+) Providers,

As the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic continues to impact Coloradans, it’s now more important than ever for the Department of Health Care Policy & Financing (the Department) to ensure those providing care for our Health First Colorado (Colorado’s Medicaid program) and Child Health Plan Plus (CHP+) members are protected.

The Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment (CDPHE) has created a three-phase plan to be as fair as possible about when people will get the vaccine. It’s based on people's risk of serious complications and death from the virus.

CDPHE is the lead agency for the vaccine roll out phasing and timing, and will update its lists and Frequently Asked Questions on a regular basis on the CDPHE website.
CDPHE updated its phasing December 30, and Health First Colorado and CHP+ providers who care for our highest risk members are included in Phase 1A:
This includes highest-risk health care workers who must have direct contact with COVID-19 patients for longer periods of time (defined as 15 minutes or more over a period of 24 hours) as part of their jobs.
This phase also includes long-term care (LTC) facility staff including skilled nursing facilities, assisted living facilities and group homes serving LTC residents. Residents of any such facility are also included.

With the update from CDPHE, the following Health First Colorado and CHP+ providers are now included in Phase 1B:
Moderate-risk health care workers and responders - Health care workers with less direct contact with COVID-19 patients, but who still work in direct patient care or as direct patient care support staff. This includes home care workers defined as staff providing direct care to individuals through home visitation programs, early intervention, outpatient services like occupational, speech, physical and behavioral therapies, Home & Community-Based Services (HCBS), Program for All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE), long-term home health and private duty nursing staff.
Non-Emergent Medical Transportation (NEMT) and Non-Medical Transportation (NMT) workers
Essential workers in high risk settings - Those working in homeless shelters and encampments, dental offices and corrections settings.
Behavioral health workers - Similar to moderate-risk health care workers and responders, behavioral health care workers with less direct contact with COVID-19 patients but who still work in direct patient care or as direct patient care support staff. This includes but is not limited to staff in intensive treatment and wrap around programs.

Please encourage your staff to get their vaccines and refer them to CDPHE for resources on safety. You can get more information on which phase you and your staff should be vaccinated in and where on the CDPHE Vaccine Providers and Public Health Professionals web page. You and your employees can find information about where they can get the vaccine listed by county here.

The two available vaccines require two doses 3-4 weeks apart. Both doses are needed to maximize your body's ability to create antibodies against the virus. The vaccines work and are safe. They have passed all the tests needed to evaluate their safety and effectiveness, and the process has been overseen by the nation’s top scientists and doctors. You can learn more about vaccine safety on the Vaccine for Coloradans web page.

You, your employees and your patients can find more information about the COVID-19 vaccine, where to get it, safety information and more at the CDPHE website or by calling the COHELP hotline at 1-877-462-2911. We will continue to provide COVID-19 and vaccine information and updates about Health First Colorado and CHP+ through our newsletters and online at the COVID-19 web page.

Thank you,

Department of Health Care Policy & Financing

linkedin.com 12/22/2020

Left Hand Management on LinkedIn: HCPF Letter

linkedin.com Holiday letter from Colorado Department of Health Care Policy & Financing - HCPF Executive Director, Kim Bimestefer....

ziprecruiter.com 12/22/2020

Behavioral Health Enrollment Specialist with Opportunities for Growth! Job in Englewood, CO at Left Hand Management

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ziprecruiter.com 12/22/2020

Billing Specialist - Behavioral Health Job in Englewood, CO at Left Hand Management

Come join our team!

ziprecruiter.com Easy 1-Click Apply (LEFT HAND MANAGEMENT) Billing Specialist - Behavioral Health job in Englewood, CO. View job description, responsibilities and qualifications. See if you qualify!

colabnews.co 12/18/2020

Colorado’s Behavioral Health Chief Opens Up About His Own Severe Depression

colabnews.co Some words fail us, and for Robert Werthwein, “depression” is one of them. The 41-year-old director of Colorado’s Behavioral Health Office prefers to say “everything turned to complete sh*t” when his identical twin, Ryan, died of a brain tumor a week before their 15th birthdays, and that h...

11/25/2020

Our office will be closed in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday on Thursday, November 26th and Friday, November 27th. We will return to our normally scheduled hours on Monday, November 30th.

From all the Lefties, we wish you a great holiday! We are grateful for all of our dedicated clients, we appreciate the work you do and are thankful that you let us be part of your journey.

11/25/2020

It’s important we stay healthy during quarantine. Not just physically but also mentally!

Photo cred: unknown but appreciated!

coloradocrisisservices.org 11/24/2020

Support is always here

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theguardian.com 11/14/2020

Nearly one in five Covid patients later diagnosed with mental illness – study

theguardian.com US data shows nearly twice as many diagnoses over three months among those testing positive

docs.google.com 11/06/2020

Policy Input Survey 2020

Good opportunity to have your voice heard! Take some time to fill out Mental Health Colorado's survey.

docs.google.com En español: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScDr7jfEuDwKrXbGW9uSEYAeuxjzif53HXY0iaJAIrrAoyY0A/viewform?usp=sf_link Mental Health Colorado strives to develop legislative policies, priorities, and other initiatives that improve the mental health of all Coloradans. Our goal is to be your advo...

us-cert.cisa.gov 11/06/2020

Ransomware Activity Targeting the Healthcare and Public Health Sector | CISA

On October 28th, the FBI, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the Dept. of Health and Human Services alerted the health care industry to an increased ransomware threat by criminals seeking to capitalize on the COVID-19 pandemic and the U.S. elections. See the full report below.

us-cert.cisa.gov This advisory was updated to include information on Conti, TrickBot, and BazarLoader, including new IOCs and Yara Rules for detection. This advisory uses the MITRE Adversarial Tactics, Techniques, and Common Knowledge (ATT&CK®) version 7 framework. See the ATT&CK for Enterprise version 7 for all re...

10/25/2020

Yesterday, our team gave back to our community by helping one of our GREAT clients Silver Key Senior Services with their bountiful bags fundraiser. They are still in need so if you can donate click to find out how. https://lnkd.in/g2h6wqR

10/16/2020

Join our Practice — Conifer Counseling

CONIFER COUNSELING AND THERAPY SERVICES is hiring a Mental Health Therapist to join their practice in Conifer. If you are interested or know someone that is please share!

Applications: Please send cover letter, Resume, and References to Gail at: [email protected]

conifercounseling.com Job Description: Join a team of three awesome women! We are looking for a therapist to join our practice in Conifer. We are looking for a therapist candidate who can support and complement our clinical team. Our providers work independently yet very collaboratively. Those seeking part-time or fu.....

10/06/2020

Are you losing REVENUE? Right now, we are offering Revenue Capture Audits for NO CHARGE if we do not discover any billable or collectible claims. If we are successful at finding missing revenue that can still be collected, our rate is 10% of anything we do identify. Call, email, connect with us to find out how we can help!

toughasamother.org 10/05/2020

Tough as a Mother

Being a mom is tough — but so are you. If you are using alcohol or other drugs to cope with stress, you are not alone. Support is available so you can be the strongest mom possible. Check out our Tough as a Mother website for help >> www.toughasamother.org/.

toughasamother.org Moms like you

docs.google.com 09/29/2020

SUD Residential/Inpatient Treatment Provider Training Registration Form

Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment is hosting two training sessions in October that focuses on the upcoming residential and inpatient substances use disorder (SUD) benefit.

The training will cover SUD benefit expansion, enrollment, billing procedures, ASAM Criteria documentation and provider licensure requirements.

Click below to register.

docs.google.com Dear Treatment Providers: Thank you for your interest in the SUD Residential/Inpatient Treatment Provider Training sessions, presented by the Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing. Please use this form to register for the training sessions, which will be offered on October 22nd and...

ziprecruiter.com 09/18/2020

EMR Implementation Specialist Job in Englewood, CO at Left Hand Management

ziprecruiter.com Easy 1-Click Apply (LEFT HAND MANAGEMENT) EMR Implementation Specialist job in Englewood, CO. View job description, responsibilities and qualifications. See if you qualify!

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