Cost: $150 - includes 5 CMTE credits. Current members, $100 - includes 5 CMTE credits. Current Student and Grad Student members, $50. NOTE: To receive the Student/Grad member price, make sure to log in with your email address and password first, then select the appropriate item next to "Merchandise Rates" before adding to your shopping cart.
AMTA’s Director of Government Relations, Judy Simpson, teaches the fundamentals of reimbursement in practical terms, helping E-course participants build a solid foundation of knowledge about multiple reimbursement sources, about public and private third party payment systems, and about the specific steps required to access coverage. E-course participants will discover how the process of funding music therapy can vary by clinical setting, client diagnosis, and payment source, and will learn industry terminology, procedural coding information, billing forms, and other key elements of reimbursement. This AMTA E-course equips each listener with the knowledge and tools that make it possible to secure funding for making top-quality music therapy services more accessible to individuals of all ages in a variety of clinical settings.
This cutting-edge AMTA E-course allows participants to study at their leisure, and equips each listener with the most up-to-date tools and reimbursement information necessary for seeking funding to make top-quality music therapy services more accessible to individuals of all ages in a variety of clinical settings. Includes 5 CMTE credits for music therapy professionals. AMTA is a pre-approved provider (#P-051) with CBMT and maintains responsibility for program quality and adherence to CBMT policies and criteria. E-course publish date: November 2012.
1. Learner will Identify reimbursement sources and demonstrate awareness of music therapy coverage from each source. (2015 CBMT Board Certification Domains IV. B. 13, 16, 17, 18.) 2. Learner will demonstrate understanding of the steps required when seeking reimbursement for music therapy services from private insurance companies. (III. A. 6, 7, and IV. B. 9, 10.) 3. Learner will define common terminology and list coding systems used within the insurance industry. (III. A. 6, 7. and IV. B. 13, 18.) 4. Learner will demonstrate knowledge of professional resources and tools recommended for pursuing third party coverage. (III. A. 6, 7. and IV. A. 2. and IV. B. 7.)
Once you have purchased this item after logging into your AMTA online account, you will need to download the e-course workbook. Go My Account>My Transactions>My Downloadable Products and click on the item to open it. Then save the workbook (a .pdf file) to your local computer. (Note: If you have trouble with the download in your particular browser, please try a different browser if you are able. Or, you may email the AMTA office and we will be happy to email the workbook to you.) The workbook will provide all instructions for taking the course and listening to the audio files. To obtain CMTE credits after taking the course, follow instructions given in the downloadable workbook.
Note: The cost of each e-course purchase entitles one individual to participate in and complete the e-course for CMTE credit. If a course is being purchased for multiple individuals, it must be purchased separately for each participant. Please email the national office if you are purchasing a course for someone other than yourself so credit can be applied to that person's record.