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Policymakers

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APA Practice Organization activities

APAPO is a separate organization that promotes the professional interests of practicing psychologists in all settings.

APA Activities on Health-Care Reform

CEO's updates

Presentation to APA Council of Representatives, August 2010
3/7/11

APA's ongoing efforts to implement health care reform
2/10/11

APA's initiatives since the law's enactment
10/18/10

Psychology’s gains in health-care reform
4/7/10

Presentation to APA boards and committees
3/19/10

Response to the Senate-passed bill
1/25/10

Action in the Senate
12/18/09

Action in the House
11/18/09

Response to the Senate Finance Committee proposal
10/23/09

Grassroots and coalition activities
9/22/09

Presentation to APA's Council of Representatives
8/5/09

Early legislative developments
8/3/09

Initial overview of accomplishments
6/18/09

Article

APA Monitor on Psychology article on what health-care reform means for you
6/10

Outreach to Congress

APA urges congressional leaders to support passage of health-care reform legislation
3/18/10

APA commends House/Senate negotiation on legislation
1/11/10

APA sends letter to Senate Majority Leader Reid supporting Senate bill
11/19/09

APA highlights key bill provisions to Senate majority leader
10/19/09

APA responds to House committees' reform bill
7/17/09

APA responds to reform discussion draft
6/26/09

APA supports Senate committee’s Affordable Health Choices Act
6/16/09

APA offers initial comments on the Senate committee’s Affordable Health Choices Act
6/12/09

APA comments on Senate Finance Committee’s second policy options paper
5/22/09

APAPO comments on Senate Finance Committee’s first policy options paper
5/11/09

APA and others urge strengthening of Medicaid
5/4/09

APA testifies at National Academies of Practice briefing
3/27/09

Executive branch initiatives

Psychologists join White House stakeholder discussion
7/2/09

APA testifies on comparative effectiveness research at IOM for HHS Secretary report
3/20/09

Policies

APA Council outlines reform principles
2007

APA Council makes reform a priority
1999