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This article is part one of a three-part series which will discuss the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).  This first installment of the series provides an overview of FERPA.

Summary of Department of Managed Health Care's (DMHC) Consumer Provider Plan Agency (CPPA) Meeting.

This article provides information about the resources that are available to Medi-Cal providers and their clients.

This article will give providers the information they need to assist consumers as well as themselves with pursuing complaints against health plans.

This article will help orient therapists to the ins and outs of conservatorships by reviewing the different types of conservatorships as well as the duties of the different types of conservators.

Insurance Update: Summary of Department of Managed Health Care's Consumer Provider Plan Agency Meeting.

CAMFT’s Legal Department routinely receives calls from pre-licensed and licensed members who want to better understand the differences between coaching and therapy and whether it is lawful and ethical for pre-licensees and licensees to provide coaching services. This article answers the most frequently asked questions.

Insurance Updates

Fee-For-Service Medi-Cal Provider Enrollment Application Tips This article contains tips on how to successfully apply to become a Fee-For-Service provider with Medi-Cal.

Managed Care Survey Results. On October 16, 2014, CAMFT sent a Managed Care Survey to all of its 15,049 Clinical members. Learn what the results of the survey revealed.