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Proposed SoonerCare Changes

Posted by on Jan 18, 2016 in Blog | 4 comments

The Proposal: “The proposed revisions revoke all coverage and reimbursement guidelines for this specific provider type, as ODMHSAS is requesting that independently contracted providers in private practice no longer be reimbursed for SoonerCare services.” ODMHSAS Rationale: “The proposed rule is expected to result in a savings to ODMHSAS… (at) an estimated annual reduction of $9,707,264 in SoonerCare reimbursement to contracted providers.” (But), “SoonerCare...

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Understanding the Benefits of Marriage and Family Therapy

Posted by on Nov 9, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

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Volunteers Needed

Posted by on Nov 9, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

OKAMFT needs a media team.  No experience required, only a desire to serve the members of our association.  We need the following positions: Website manager.  Our site is self-hosted using a theme by elegant themes on a wordpress framework.  It is fairly easy to learn if you are not already familiar with it.  If you can type an email you can learn to manage our website. We won’t be asking you to be a designer; we’re just looking for someone to update pages. Communications Director....

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Spring 2016 Conference

Posted by on Nov 9, 2015 in Blog | 4 comments

We are bringing Dr. Janis Abrams Spring to Oklahoma City on Friday, April 15, 2016. The topic will be “Love, Secrets, Cybersex, Infidelity, Addiction — and Forgiveness?” More information will be posted...

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Ethics Tour: Tulsa

Posted by on Oct 13, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

“Ethical Dilemmas & Risk Management in Couples Therapy” 3 ceu’s for Ethics for LPC’s and LMFT’s Speaker: William Berman, Ph.D. Date: Friday, November 13, 2015 Time: 9:00am -12:15pm (Registration begins at 8:30am) Location: Southwood Baptist Church, Conference Center (10110 East 41st Street Tulsa, OK 74146) Register here When a couple being treated decides to no longer be a couple, issues of confidentiality, release of treatment related information, contact...

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Legislative Hearing on SoonerCare

Posted by on Oct 13, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

Update: The proposed restriction of LBHPs in private practice settings from getting future SoonerCare contracts will not be on the agenda for the Oct 28th IS-023 interim study meeting at the Capitol, and is no longer on the list of proposed cuts! From NewsOK.com: Newly licensed therapists in private practice, other than psychologists or psychiatrists, no longer will be reimbursed by the state for treating Medicaid patients. State Mental Health Department leaders say the move will save the...

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