Enlightened Practice Podcast
Insurance Negotiation Tips

Insurance Negotiation Tips

June 27, 2022

We received a question from one of our listeners requesting advice on how to negotiate with an insurance company. Our hosts, Dr. Ken Braslow and Dr. Kari Kagan share their experiences and provide some handy tips on credentialing, marketplace, and dealing with insurance companies and claims adjusters.

 

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How to Handle Payment for College Students When their Parents are Paying

How to Handle Payment for College Students When their Parents are Paying

May 16, 2022

Dr. Ken Braslow and Dr. Kari Kagan answer a listener's question about the business side of practice when handling college students and their parents want to talk about their care. Things like knowing who made the decision to see the therapist, setting up the initial interview, scheduling, payment, and other great details are discussed by our hosts in this interesting episode of the Enlightened Practice Podcast.

How Will You Write Your Private Practice Will?

How Will You Write Your Private Practice Will?

April 18, 2022

Dr. Ken Braslow invites Dr. Amy Berlin to discuss practice wills, a legal document that sets out the wishes of the private practice owner in relation to their property; a good idea for protecting patients and colleagues. Let’s learn more about the ethics of planning this sooner than later in this valuable new episode of the Enlightened Practice Podcast.

If you want your question featured and discussed on the show, send it to enlightenedpractice@luminello.com. We’d love to hear from you.

 

Optimizing Workflows in Clinical Practice and Practice Management

Optimizing Workflows in Clinical Practice and Practice Management

March 14, 2022

Dr. Ken Braslow and special guest Dr. Amy Berlin discuss how suitable information systems help organizations manage change while enabling individual clinicians to think creatively within their practices. Our hosts share their experiences to demonstrate how maximizing efficiency can help with clinical care. Sit back and enjoy this enlightening episode.

If you want your question featured and discussed on the show, send it to enlightenedpractice@luminello.com. We’d love to hear from you.

Groups & Clinics

Groups & Clinics

February 21, 2022

We have a special guest in this episode, Dr. Xenia Borue. She's a child and adolescent psychiatrist who runs and works in a private practice that specialized in developmental disorders. Together with our host, Dr. Ken Braslow, they talk about groups and clinics and the complexities, the rewards, and the challenges that underlie all of that.

 

If you want your question featured and discussed on the show, send it to enlightenedpractice@luminello.com. We’d love to hear from you.

From Social Work Training to Running a Group Private Practice

From Social Work Training to Running a Group Private Practice

February 7, 2022

Our hosts welcome Daniela Tempesta, a social worker and group practice owner in the Bay Area. She shares with us her academic background and insight about the cooperative work social workers engage in with mental health professionals. We believe you'll find this episode beneficial and a learning experience. Enjoy!

What’s the Best Location to Pick

What’s the Best Location to Pick

January 24, 2022

Dr. Ken Braslow and Dr. Kari Kagan, answer a question from our audience: What is the best location for a practice?

Our hosts discuss office considerations when starting a practice or when you’re ready to emerge from your home office and open a public location. There's a lot to consider before signing a contract like public transportation, parking availability, downtown vs. the suburbs, and whether to sign a lease alone or sublet. We hope to help you make a well-informed decision, so tune in to this new episode of the Enlightened Practice Podcast and enjoy! 

If you want your question featured and discussed on the show, send it to enlightenedpractice@luminello.com. We’d love to hear from you.

Successfully Switching EHRs

Successfully Switching EHRs

January 10, 2022

Our hosts, Dr. Ken Braslow and Dr. Kari Kagan, share some reasons why to switch from a current EMR/EHR to a new service, how much time it may take, the features to consider when making the switch, and the impact on patients and clients. Invite your colleagues to tune in and learn more about the most user-friendly, affordable EMR/EHR for mental health practitioners, Luminello.

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enlightenedpractice@luminello.com

How to Pay Yourself, and Your Taxes

How to Pay Yourself, and Your Taxes

December 27, 2021

Our hosts answer two questions from our listeners. One is, “how do you pay yourself?” and the second question is, “how do you create a profit and loss statement?”. As a bonus, they added taxes to the mix and this is our new episode of the Enlightened Practice Podcast. Enjoy!

 

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The Hard Work of Planning Time Off From Work

The Hard Work of Planning Time Off From Work

December 14, 2021

Vacation and holidays. A pleasant topic for students and employees, and while self-employed private practice owners may enjoy time off, they also may feel the effects of not working in their bank accounts.
The benefits of taking care of ourselves and finding balance in life are discussed in this captivating episode of the Enlightened Practice Podcast, which breaks through the boundaries of mental health and perfectly applies to other communities.

If you want your question featured and discussed on the show, send it to enlightenedpractice@luminello.com. We'd love to hear from you.

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