2021 is 6 short months away. It also means the new health care insurance changes will be quickly approaching as well. This year in particular with the stresses of the Covid-19 pandemic and financial shortfalls makes the outlines for next year’s coverage a touch trickier. On one hand, the cost for hospitalizations has increased due…

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With all the changes in healthcare, there are 4 main ones this year in 2020 with insurances. First is the short-term health plans. Prior, their accessibility was limited, offered for only three months, or completely non-existent in some states. If they were offered, benefits like mental health or maternity were not covered on these plans.…

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Incidental Medical Services, often abbreviated IMS, was implemented in January of 2016. This license allows facilities to treat patients with medical related services like drug and alcohol treatment and bill insurance companies for the services rendered instead of the patient being solely responsible. Nevertheless, this license does not give the facility or center permission to…

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The New Year is around the corner. In fact, it is 18 days away. With healthcare insurance and reform being in the news a lot lately, it is hard to ignore the pressure for health coverage. Don’t fret, here are some insightful tidbits of information, you need to know about the changes in 2020. The…

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Throughout 2019, states have implemented new benefits for Medicaid because of the rising issues regarding substance abuse, and high prescriptions costs. Overall, 28 states decided to enhance the Medicaid benefits while two decided to restrict. With 2020 quickly approaching, over 50% of states, elected to lower the cost of prescription costs with Colorado leading the…

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California is implementing new laws come 2020 to curb the destruction that opioid use causes. It has been estimated that 2,000 people die a year in California alone from substance abuse overdoses. As a California based billing company that specializes in behavioral health, we are excited to see these laws passed to help curb the…

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Being a third-party biller has enormous benefits to aid our facilities. Not only does Inner Circle Billing get tasks accomplished efficiently, and quickly, we are able to maximize results, and payments to our facilities. This is a great quality for facilities, as some health insurance companies like to take their sweet time in getting claims,…

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Inner Circle Billing understands the importance of accreditation. Not only is it necessary for substance abuse and mental health facilities to be licensed within their state, but also obtaining an accreditation to show that the clinicians who are treating those suffering are competent enough to be providing services is vital. In 1966, the Commission on…

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New Year’s is something a lot of us look forward to. It is a time to make resolutions, spend time with family and attempt to stay up until midnight. With the coming New Year brings a lot of different regulations and rules into effect. Inner Circle Billing makes it a productive habit to stay proactive…

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The American Society of Addiction (ASAM) & CARF International announced on October 15th 2018 that a national program for addiction treatment centers to help deliver effective, and consistent national guidelines for care. This new program will be a comprehensive assessment to a specific level of care for the patient. ASAM & CARF plan to begin…

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