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Legislative Announcement 4/19/21

Great news! LB 487 passed on April 15, 2021.  43-0.  Senators gave final approval to a bill that creates insurance parity for mental health services provided through telehealth in Nebraska. 1)  The bill requires that the reimbursement rate for telehealth treatment for a mental health condition be the same as the for a comparable treatment provided in person. 2)  The bill…

NAMFT Spring 2021 Conference

We are pleased to announce our Spring 2021 Conference! In this conference, we will be exploring the effects of loss on individuals and families, the importance of self-care (as clinicians), and the unique challenges we are faced with. Our speakers for this conference are Pam Dinneen, LMHPBecky Stefanski, LIMFTDr. Paul Springer, PhD, LMFT 6.0 Hours…

Behavioral Telehealth Rates Comparable to In-Person Services

Great legislative news! LB 487  parity of reimbursement for behavioral telehealth , meaning comparable pay as in-person delivery, has advanced from Committee ! They say no to all telehealth parity; they only say yes to us, behavioral telehealth.  This means that it shall be ready for floor debate. After three rounds, then it can pass and the bill…

Legislative Report

Legislative report at NAMFT Board meeting on September 11, 2020. Legislative Chair Anne Buettner Nebraska legislative session ended at mid August. Due to the pandemics, it was suspended in March and reopened in July. What is most relevant to mental health is LB 247 Mental health care directives. Introduced by Lincoln Senator Kate Bolz, a…

The Inauguration of the NAMFT Legislative/Advocacy Page

The Inauguration of the NAMFT Legislative/Advocacy Page 7/17/2020 By Anne Buettner Legislative/Advocacy Chair Message from Anne Buettner, Legislative/Advocacy Chair: Dear NAMFT members, I look forward to serving the needs of NAMFT members in the promotion of the profession of marriage and family therapy. Please give me feedback, positive or negative. Thanks. Anne July, 2020, Important…

New Features

We are pleased to announce that we have redesigned our website to benefit NAMFT Members, clinicians, students and individuals seeking therapist who are systemically trained! Here are the features and updates that we’ve added: Find A ClinicianWe are so excited to share our newest feature: Find A Clinician! This feature allows individuals interested in seeking…


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