2020

  The PRMS Claims Team defends you when you need it – should you ever need it. We’re proud of our hands-on, personalized service and our track record managing more than 29,000 psychiatric specific claims, more than any other company in the United States, since 1986. Of course we hope you will never need our claims expertise, but if you ever are faced with reporting a claim, PR ...

In these uncertain times, the issues around telepsychiatry are more confusing than ever. To provide some answers to these uncertainties, we created a Telepsychiatry On-Demand Tutorial and are sharing associated resources, which you can access via this link (access the webinar under “Presentation”). While there continue to be many unknowns, this on-demand tutorial covers changes ...

This July marks Minority Mental Health Month, and now more than ever, knowing that minority communities are disproportionately affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, we’re using our platform to spread awareness, share educational tools, and show support. PRMS is proud to announce our donation this month to the Boris Lawrence Henson Foundation in an effort to support this cause. ...

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An insurance policy with PRMS provides our clients with peace of mind. And this June 28th, in honor of National Insurance Awareness Day, we asked the PRMS Insurance Services team to share a few of the most common questions they receive from clients – and just what’s so great about a PRMS insurance policy. What has been the most common question received by Insurance Services in ...

Contemplating a return to the office? As we begin to reemerge after enforced state-wide lockdowns and closures as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is important for psychiatrists to be prepared as practices open back up and federal and state regulatory exceptions and waivers go away. And while we do not know what exactly will happen next, our Risk Managers have created a he ...

As a part of PRMS’ ongoing commitment to behavioral health, we invited Deborah Shoemaker, Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Psychiatric Society, to be our featured guest blogger this month and reflect on the current environment in Pennsylvania and the country at large.  I started to write this article a few weeks ago in May when the commonwealth [Pennsylvania] was startin ...

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Categories: PRMS Blog, Volunteer

In an effort to continue our support of organizations helping communities affected by the unprecedented results of the COVID-19 pandemic, and in recognition of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Awareness Month, PRMS is pleased to announce our donations to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) and the Purple Heart Foundation this June. NAMI provides advocacy, edu ...

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As a part of PRMS’ ongoing commitment to behavioral health, we invited Pat Troy, IOM, CAE, President of Next Wave Group, LLC, to be our featured guest blogger this month and share helpful hints on how to successfully make the transition to working from home. [See Part One of Ms. Troy’s blog post on how she decided to make the switch to virtual years ago and why.] What are some ...

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Categories: PRMS Blog, Internet

As a part of PRMS’ ongoing commitment to behavioral health, we invited Pat Troy, IOM, CAE, President of Next Wave Group, LLC, to be our featured guest blogger this month and share her insights on the benefits of working from home. In March of 2006, Next Wave Group had about 2,500 square feet of office space in a nice suburban office park with a courtyard and a great Italian re ...

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Categories: PRMS Blog, Internet

During this unprecedented health crisis, it’s more important than ever that we stay home as much as possible. But while we continue to remain physically distant, we commend psychiatrists for staying connected, rising to the challenge, and continuing to find ways to deliver mental health services. In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month and in support of the entire health co ...

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