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LMFTs to be Reimbursed for More Medicaid Clients

In the last week of 2011, Connecticut’s Behavioral Health Partnership (CTBHP) notified participating clinicians of changes to reimbursement guidelines for licensed masters level clinicians, which includes LMFTs being able to receive payments for more Medicaid clients. Here is the notice from CTBHP:

Independent Practice: Licensed Masters Level Clinicians

Effective January 1, 2012, independent licensed master’s level clinicians (LCSW, LMFT, LPC, LADC) will now be eligible for reimbursement for covered behavioral health services to Medicaid FFS (fee for service) members that are under 21 years of age. Prior to January 1, 2012, master’s level clinicians were only able to be reimbursed for HUSKY and Charter Oak members. Beginning January 1, 2012, master’s level clinicians will be able to be reimbursed for HUSKY A, B, C, D and Charter Oak members under 21 years of age.

See the full report PA 2011-24 – Changes to Business eff 1-1-12 – 12 28 11.

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2 Responses

  1. This directive has since been reversed and cancelled. We are waiting to learn of modifications to the alert.

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