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  • 1.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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  • 2.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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  • 3.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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  • 4.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)
  • 5.APA Urges IOM Committee to Strengthen Depression and Violence Screening Recommendations
    Gwendolyn P. Keita, PhD, Executive Director of the Public Interest Directorate, met with the Institute of Medicine (IOM) Committee on Preventive Services for Women to urge revisions to the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendations.
    Web Article (January 2011)
  • 6.Medicare administrative contractors require additional data to verify identity
    Providers and staff who call Medicare will have to provide their National Provider Identification number, the last five digits of the provider's tax identification number and the Provider Transaction Access Number.
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  • 7.Medicare should acknowledge the evaluation and management services already being provided by clinical psychologists
    Congress must protect Medicare beneficiaries' access to psychological services by restoring the reimbursement cut made in the 5-year review and directing CMS to allow psychologists to provide the E/M services allowed under their scope of practice, including inpatient and outpatient consultation services, psychotherapy with evaluation and management and Nursing care services.
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  • 8.Future psychology students: This book's for you
    A new edition of 'Graduate Study in Psychology' includes information on psychology programs in the United States and Canada such as — including their admission rates, tuition costs and areas of emphasis.
    Web Article - gradPSYCH (August 2011)
  • 9.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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  • 10.Mind/Body Health: Heart Disease
    You might think heart disease is linked only with physical activities - a lack of exercise, poor diet, smoking, and excessive drinking. While these habits do heighten the risk of high blood pressure, heart attacks, strokes, and other cardiovascular problems, your thoughts, attitudes, and emotions are just as important. They can not only accelerate the onset of heart disease, but also get in the way of taking positive steps to improve your health or that of a loved one.
    Web Article (August 2011)
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