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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.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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  • 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.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.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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  • 6.Education Research Advisory Board encourages broad IES mission
    Debate included how IES could increase the likelihood of identifying interventions that produce positive results and how to make research that shows little or no effect more useful to the practitioner policymaking communities.
    Web Article (March 2011)
  • 7.Update on regulatory implementation of the federal parity law
    The final rule requires parity for all financial requirements and treatment limitations and prohibits separate deductibles and out-of-pocket maximums as applied to mental health and substance use disorder benefits.
    Web Article (May 2010)
  • 8.APA Practice Organization and Florida Psychological Association challenge recent Florida BCBS actions
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida and its new behavioral health subcontractor were planning a 30 to 60 percent reduction in psychologists’ reimbursement rates as part of a new provider contract from the behavioral health carve-out company that included some troubling provisions.
    Web Article (August 2011)
  • 9.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)
  • 10.Protecting Your Patients from Identity Theft
    Patient identity theft — that is, targeting patients for identity theft in such places as hospitals, psychology practices and multidisciplinary practices — is a growing threat not only to patients but also to providers.
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