Insurance Coding and Billing for Adventure Therapy Sessions


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Accessibility is a commonly known goal among adventure therapists in private practice and nonprofits alike. One go-to answer is to accept the commercial insurance plans for reimbursement but this comes along with rules that are often challenging to find and sometimes downright impossible to understand. Insurance companies don’t make it easy. In this webinar Lynette shares the basics of networking with and billing insurance for reimbursement, and how this relates specifically to the practice of providing adventure therapy.

Content includes:

  • Recommended Infrastructure to Support Billing Insurance
  • In-Network vs. Out-of-network pros and cons
  • What is and is NOT allowed
  • Coding Clarification
  • Documenting to Satisfy the Insurance Audit

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Instructed by Lynette Spencer, LCSW

Lynette Spencer is licensed as a clinical social worker (LCSW) in the states of Illinois and Utah, and is a Certified Clinical Adventure Therapist. She has worked in a variety of clinical and administrative social work settings, including inpatient and outpatient behavioral healthcare, crisis intervention, and supervision. She strongly believes in the healing power of nature and outdoor healthcare and believes this treatment modality should be available and accessible to all. Lynette is intimately familiar with, and has been a champion for the rights of clients’ utilization of their mental health commercial insurance benefits since 1996.