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  • 1.CMS payment rule gravely impacts Medicare mental health services
    With a 14 percent cut in psychologists’ and social workers’ Medicare reimbursement, many Medicare beneficiaries will lose access to mental health and testing services.
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  • 2.Information about Insurance Coverage for Psychological Services: Resources on the Mental Health Parity Law
    In a survey recently conducted by the American Psychological Association, nearly 90 percent of Americans said they had not heard about the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008, a federal law now in effect for people who have health insurance through a group or employer plan.
    Web Article (January 2011)
  • 3.Congress should restore Medicare mental health services cuts
    To protect mental health benefits that Medicare patients receive, Congress should extend for two years the restoration of reimbursement cut from psychologists' and social workers' services and also make psychologists eligible for E&M reimbursement for the services they provide within their licensure. The cost is very low to protect mental health.
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  • 4.Coalition for Patients' Rights Reaches out to President
    In a May 28, 2009 letter to President Obama, the Coalition for Patients' Rights (CPR) urged the president to support the utilization of non-physician healthcare providers, such as psychologists, as the Administration works to reform the nation's health care system. The APA Practice Organization has been an active member of CPR since its launch in 2006.
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  • 5.Health Care Reform: Disease Prevention, Health Promotion, and Wellness
    Psychological and behavioral factors in health promotion and disease prevention are essential to preventing disease, maintaining functional capacity, promoting adherence to treatment, and supporting healthy lifestyles.
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  • 6.Congress combines Medicare and health care reform
    APA advocacy focused on amending the Medicare definition of physician, restoring rates and psychologist reimbursement, ensuring wellness includes mental health, and including mental health parity.
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  • 7.Medicare should reimburse hospitals for psychology training
    While physicians and at least 19 allied health care professionals, including nurses, dietetic interns, physical therapists, radiographers and clinical pastoral counselors, are eligible for Medicare training dollars, psychologists are not. Psychologists are the only doctoral-level providers excluded from training reimbursement.
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  • 8.Strengthening the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Workforce
    Child and adolescent mental health problems are at a point of crisis for our nation. One out of every ten children or adolescents has a serious mental health problem, and another 10% have mild to moderate problems.
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  • 9.Insurance: Ask your employer's benefits manager about your health care coverage
    It’s important to know what questions to ask your employer about your health care coverage — especially when it comes to mental health care and substance abuse treatment.
    Web Article (July 2012)
  • 10.Member update: November 1, 2010
    Information on changing the Medicare definition of psychologist, health care reform, health information technology, Medicare psychotherapy payments and telehealth.
    Web Article (November 2010)
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