Entries by Jacob L. Freedman, MD

BCBS to Reimburse LICSWs for Screening and Assessments

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts is now reimbursing Social Workers for using evidence-based assessments with their clients. Previous years have seen insurers begin to appreciate the value of screening and assessing their patients for mental illness. Therefore it is no surprise that such practices are now becoming financially-incentivized by BCBS as these measures lead […]

The Price is Right!

As The Chief Medical Officer at Mentegram, my goal is to develop new tools to help clinicians help their patients. Outside of this, my other job is working as a psychiatrist and a psychotherapist in a busy private practice. Therefore I know how important it is to use technology in the workplace to make my […]