Becoming a Behavioral Health Medicare Provider

Becoming a Behavioral Health Medicare Provider

November 10, 2023  |  1:00pm – 2:30pm (Central)

A virtual training event


$0/person for staff of TAMHO member organizations

$50/person for individuals not employed by TAMHO member organizations

  • CLICK HERE to access event registration. 
  • CLICK HERE to access the session evaluation and request for CE documentation.
  • CLICK HERE to access the event flyer to print and accompany your CE documentation
Documentation of 1.5 contact/clock hours earned requires individual registration and full attendance for this event – no partial credits.   

Tennessee Licensed Counselors and Marriage and Family Therapists will become eligible to directly enroll with Medicare and provide services to Medicare clients as of January 1, 2024. As a result, Medicare beneficiaries will have increased access to behavioral health services. This training will provide guidance to participants by helping them prepare for and implement the changes that will take effect on January 1, 2024. In so doing, participants will be able to take full advantage of Medicare expansion that now will encompass new providers.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Discuss preparation steps that can be taken in advance of January 1, 2024.
  2. Understand strategies and tips for successful implementation following January 1, 2024.
  3. Receive answers to your questions about the new Medicare process.

David Swann, MA, LCAS, CCS, LPC, NCC

Senior Integrated Healthcare Consultant and Senior National Council Consultant

As MTM’s senior integrated healthcare consultant, David has extensive experience working with organizations to create improved systems of and foster greater access to care, including integrated and managed care organizations.  He is a highly sought-after advisor, helping organizations address the crisis in psychiatric service capacity through more efficient use of E&M codes, expanding behavioral healthcare to the Medicare population, and helping providers in managed Medicaid environments.  David has also provided comprehensive strategic planning services for more than 200 organizations, with a focus on performance improvement and performance contracting, as well as leadership and board development.

David is the former chief executive officer of Crossroads Behavioral Healthcare and the chief clinical officer for Partners Behavioral Health Management, a public local management entity and managed care organization. David is a Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist, a Certified Clinical Supervisor, a Licensed Professional Counselor and a National Certified Counselor


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