Pennsylvania State Task Force
- Charge to the Pennsylvania State Task Force
- FAQ’s about potential Licensure for music therapists in PA
- PASTF Current Projects
- Hill Day
- Summer 2013 in Harrisburg, PA Date TBD!
- Discussions with representatives will focus on music therapy becoming a state recognized profession.
- Hill Day
Nicole Hahna, Ph.D., MT-BC
Co-Chair, PA Task Force
Slippery Rock University
Paul Nolan, M.C.A.T., LPC, MT-BC
Kimberly Studebaker, MA, LPC, MT-BC
Resonate Music and Mindfulness
Sarah Radzieski, Elizabethtown College
MARAMTS Government Relations Representative
Some counties in Pennsylvania recognize the MT-BC for reimbursements.
Department of Public Welfare
The PA Department of Public Welfare identifies music therapy as a covered service under the service type 17- Therapist
How to enroll as a provider with the PA Department of Public Welfare
Managed care organizations
Behavioral health managed care organizations cover music therapy across some regions of PA.
To contact the BH-MCO in your county, visit:
http://www.dpw.state.pa.us/foradults/healthcaremedicalassistance/accessplus/index.htm or http://www.dpw.state.pa.us/foradults/healthcaremedicalassistance/healthchoicesgeneralinformation/index.htm
Community Behavioral Health Network Program (CBHNP) covers individual music therapy under the Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) code G0176 to members of the AmeriHealth Mercy Capital Area Region (Dauphin, Lebanon, Lancaster, Perry, Cumberland). Covered members are between the ages 3-21.
Licensed professional counselors
Please contact the email@example.com to be added to the list.
Pa cmte opportunities
to list a CMTE, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Advocacy & social networking in pa
Find us on Facebook!
Search for and request to join the groups Pennsylvania Music Therapists, The Mid-Atlantic Region of the American Music Therapy Association, Music Therapy Business Owners Network, and/or Reimbursement Support for MT’s
Scheduled advocacy days - Summer 2013, Harrisburg, PA
For a downloadable PA music therapy brochure, please contact the PASTF at email@example.com