American Mental Wellness Association presentation 11/22/19

I was invited to do a presentation at the American Mental Wellness Association national conference on 11/22 in Harrisburg, PA. The presentation will cover “How to get and keep insurance funding for mental health treatment” focusing on children. It’s applicable to private health insurance and Medicaid EPSDT funding and will review the treatment outcome measurement

The Proposed IBHS Regulations have been released. Comments have been submitted.

The proposed IBHS (Intensive Behavioral Health Services) regulations have been released for public comment.  IBHS is intended to replace the existing Behavioral Health Rehabilitation Services (BHRS) regulations that have existed for the past 20 years or so.  In the BHRS system, licensed psychologists were permitted to deliver services after enrolling in the Pennsylvania Medicaid program

Future Directions for Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders – a critique

The following is the text of the Conclusions reported in a research paper that was published in PubMed.  Here is the link to it:  https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4163956 Conclusions In the over seventy years since Leo Kanner first described autism (Kanner, 1943), there has been remarkable progress in the areas of improved understanding of ASD neurobiology, genetics, early