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  • 1.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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  • 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.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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  • 4.Congress should enact a mental health parity bill this year
    A strong push is needed to pass a mental health parity bill into law in 2008. The Senate has passed a strong bill, and the House has now passed a similar bill, but time is short. Please urge negotiations now between the House and Senate so that mental health parity can become law this year.
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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.Health Care Reform Priorities
    APA’s unique and overarching goal in health care reform is to facilitate the use of scientific knowledge and professional applications from the discipline of psychology for the prevention, assessment, and treatment of physical and mental disorders, as well as the promotion of health and wellness.
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  • 7.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)
  • 8.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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  • 9.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)
  • 10.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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