More useful tools are in the works, and will be posted here when they become available.
The Colorado treatment guidelines are the most extensive medical treatment guidelines develped by any state. These guidelines have been very influential, and parts have been adopted by several other states and guidelines. These guidelines were developed using rules of evidence based medicine, and have a strong biopsychosocial orientation. (These are not the official guidelines, which are updated from time to time, and which can be found at www.coworkforce.com)
Visit healthpsych.com on YouTube
healthpsych.com YouTube Channel The healthpsych.com website was launched in 1998 in order to disseminate information about the biopsychosocial model, interdisciplinary medical care, and the practice of health psychology. The healthpsych.com YouTube channel was launched in 2017 as a means of sharing video content about the same topics. Many of these videos were developed as CME webinars for medical societies.
On line CE credits for behavioral health
BehavioralHealthCE.com offers extensive information about behavioral health matters. The information is free; You pay for the CE credits
David C. Mohr, PhD, and Darcy Cox, Psy.D. at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Behavioral Medicine Research Center (BMRC), has been shown to be effective in helping people overcome their fears and learn to self-inject
Medicare Billing Information
Medicare region map (Medicare policies vary considerably by region. Make sure and check yours)
Most of the time, payors are operating in good faith, and billing problems are due to a variety of bureaucratic issues. There are exceptions to this, however. Learn how some payors allegedly used bogus data that allowed them to avoid paying what they owe mental health professionals, and why as of 5/28/09, APA sued them.