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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.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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  • 4.Timely Issues in Professional Practice
    How can psychologists maintain professional resilience and high standards of care in the face of ongoing and/or severe situations that impact everyone?
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  • 5.An Interesting Career in Psychological Science: Environmental Psychologist at a National Laboratory
    Does well-being depend partly on how much light exposure one receives each day? Can we influence organizational efficiency by providing employees with meaningful control over their workplace environments?
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  • 6.Using a Sliding Fee Scale: Some Do's and Don'ts
    Sometimes practitioners encounter clients who are unable to afford the services they need and consider reducing their fee on a “sliding scale” basis. Doing do may carry significant legal risk.
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  • 7.Acting in Light of Antitrust Law
    Antitrust law governs competition in the marketplace. Economic competitors, whether giant oil companies or individual psychologists, cannot get together and agree on the prices they will charge (price fixing) or band together and boycott a purchaser in order to affect prices (boycott).
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  • 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.Kind of Change Being Studied
    Changes in functional status, decreases in support systems, changes in caregiver health or care recipient behavior, and depleted financial resources can affect caregivers and study results.
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  • 10.Stress Won’t Go Away? Maybe You Are Suffering from Chronic Stress
    Chronic stress, which is constant and persists over an extended period of time, can be debilitating and overwhelming. Chronic stress can affect both our physical and psychological well-being by causing a variety of problems including anxiety, insomnia, muscle pain, high blood pressure and a weakened immune system.
    Web Article (November 2010)
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