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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…