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How to Understand the Allowed Amount on Mental Health EOBs


This short article will explain what the allowed amount, or contracted rate, means on your mental health EOBs. Like every industry, the insurance claims industry has developed a fair number of new terms and its own jargon.  Allowed amount, contracted rate, disallowed amount, deductible, coinsurance, par and non participating providers, PPOs and HMOs and Open Access. […]

Ketamine for Suicidal Depression – A Breakthrough In Mental Health Treatment or an Addictive Substance?

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It seems as if low-dose Ketamine has a temporary but powerful ability to inhibit suicidal thoughts in at-risk, deeply depressed patients. Yet the lasting effects of this new “wonder drug” for depression are temporary, with relapse occurring with one week. Perhaps this may be a new, powerful intervention to help patients who are on the […]