About Gary Humble

Gary Humble leads G&M Consulting as its President. He has more experience than most when it comes to Managed Care contracting, credentialing, billing and revenue cycle management services. He has been in the managed care business for over 37 years. In 1998, Gary founded G&M Consulting to provide consulting services to private practices and other behavioral health providers. Gary has also been privileged to provide consulting services to other behavioral health organizations in the states of Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, North Carolina, Illinois, Indiana and Oregon. Gary graduated from John Carroll University with an economics degree and has served the healthcare industry since 1982. G&M Consulting is a culmination of Gary’s extensive of behavioral health and managed care experience.

By Gary Humble | February 19, 2021

G&M Consulting Offers a CAQH Maintenance Subscription Service to the Behavioral Health Community

For most clinicians, administrative tasks are not what they went to school for!  They are interested in working with their clients and their clients' families. Unfortunately, administrative tasks are a fact of life in our practices and to neglect them invites revenue disruption! Many third party payers (both Medicaid and Commercial) have streamlined their credentialing [...]

By Gary Humble | January 15, 2021

Is Your Agency Exploring Contracting with Commercial Insurance Plans? Here are a Few things to Ponder!

Is Your Agency Exploring Contracting with Commercial Insurance Plans?  Here are a Few Items that should be on Your Punch List. Most Community Behavioral Health Centers (CBCs) have been focused on the administrative and clinical implementation of behavioral health carve services for their Community Medicaid Managed Care Plan (MCP) clients.  At the same time, many [...]

By Gary Humble | October 27, 2020

Making Lemonade out of Lemons: What New Opportunities exist after Our Organizations get through this Crisis?

What New Opportunities exist after Our Organizations get through this Crisis? I know all of our organizations have been scrambling in wake of this pandemic to meet the needs of our clients. Ohio Medicaid as well as many commercial payers moved quickly to accommodate TeleHealth services implemented by agencies around this State. As of this [...]

By Gary Humble | May 15, 2020

Is Your Organization Developing a Managed Care Mindset?

The smoke has cleared and Ohio's Behavioral Health Design initiative is now reality.  The new code sets, new Medicaid covered services and billing requirements are now in place.  Our system has now had approximately eighteen months to adjust to our new world.  But there is no rest for the weary! Behavioral Health agencies have a [...]

By Gary Humble | January 6, 2020

What Areas Should Your Organization be Focused at the Beginning of this New Year?

It's hard to believe that we are now almost 20 years into the "new" millennium! And, as we prepare for a new year, is your organization focused on your revenue cycle process to minimize any "hiccups" to cash flow going forward?  What are some time tested activities your administrative staff should be involved in now to make [...]

By Gary Humble | November 15, 2019

Managed Care Contracting: Beware of Unintended Consequences

OK!  You Are Now Contracted with Medicaid Managed Care Organizations (MCOs)!  So, Where does Your Organization Go from Here?! The dust has settled..... the Ohio Medicaid MCO credentialing & contracting frenzy is now a distant (or not so distant!) memory for many behavioral health agencies.  So where do you go from here? Much of your [...]

By Gary Humble | September 24, 2019

How Should Behavioral Health Practices Prepare for the Future: Understand the Trends!

As of this writing, we are almost three quarters through 2019!  Where does time go?!  As we continue to take care of clients and immediate issues that are in front us, do not forget about your business planning for 2020 and beyond. As a private practice, you and your team have seen its fair share [...]

By Gary Humble | July 1, 2019

Welcome to G&M Consulting!

Welcome to the G&M Consulting website! This website is dedicated to enhance the administrative practices of behavioral health providers. Our world is becoming more and more complicated. Many clinicians are being overwhelmed with administrative requests (billing, authorization, credentialing) taking precious time away from what they wanted to do when they began down this career path- [...]

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