Jess Ambiee, LCSW-S, ACHP-SW


Education

The University of Texas at Austin, MSSW

University of South Florida, MA, Applied Cultural Anthropology

Biography and Education

Clinical Biography

Jess Ambiee, LCSW-S, ACHP-SW, is a licensed clinical social worker in UT Health Austin’s Comprehensive Memory Center within the Mulva Clinic for the Neurosciences. He is also a part of UT Health Austin’s Integrated Behavioral Health care team. He specializes in counseling, grief and loss, and advanced care planning, and he provides support and resources to individuals living with dementia and their families. Additionally, Jess Ambiee is an assistant professor of practice in The University of Texas at Austin Steve Hicks School of Social Work.

Jess Ambiee earned his master’s in applied cultural anthropology from the University of South Florida and a second master’s in social work from The University of Texas at Austin. He is also an advanced certified hospice and palliative social worker and served as a University of Texas at Austin Steve Hicks School of Social Work Field Instructor for the past two years.

Jess Ambiee serves as a volunteer community educator with the Alzheimer’s Association and is involved with ongoing research projects within UT Health Austin’s Comprehensive Memory Center.

Board Certification

  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker
  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker Board-Approved Supervisor
  • Advanced Certified Hospice and Palliative Social Worker

Insurance Accepted

Insurance Accepted

  • AARP Medicare Complete Focus Essential HMO
  • AARP Medicare Complete Focus HMO
  • Aetna Medicare Advantage
  • Aetna PPO/HMO (All HMO Plans require a referral)
  • Aetna Seton Health Alliance
  • Aetna Whole Health
  • Ambetter-Superior Health Plan - Exchange Plan
  • Amerigroup/Amerivantage Classic
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Advantage HMO/Health Select (All HMO Plans require a referral)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Choice PPO/UT Select
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Essentials/Blue Essentials Access - Exchange Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield PAR Plan
  • Cigna - All plans
  • Cigna Behavioral Health
  • EHN/WEB TPA - (Whole Foods)
  • Humana HMOx
  • Humana Medicare Advantage - all plans EXCEPT Humana Medicare Gold Plus. (Primary Care Providers are Out of Network for Humana Gold Plus)
  • Humana PPO/HMO/Choice Care (All HMO Plans require a referral)
  • Magellan
  • Medicaid/TMHP (Medicaid is not accepted in the Walk-In Clinic)
  • Medicare Part B Traditional fee for service (Novitas)
  • Optum
  • Seton Health Plan Smarthealth
  • United Healthcare AARP PPO
  • United Healthcare All Savers/Choice/Choice Plus/PPO/HMO (All HMO Plans require a referral)
  • United Healthcare Community Plan - Medicaid
  • United Healthcare Dual Complete Focus HMO
  • United Healthcare Medicare
  • United Healthcare One
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