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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.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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  • 4.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)
  • 5.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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  • 6.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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  • 7.APA Advocates for Public Health Solutions to Gun Violence
    APA and more than twenty national organizations sent a letter to senators urging them to address gun violence as a public health problem.
    Web Article (April 2013)
  • 8.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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  • 9.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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  • 10.Children and Adolescents
    Major barriers to mental health services include: lack of health insurance; limited access in some insurance plans; geographic inaccessibility; fear of stigma; and differences in language and cultural attitudes and beliefs between service providers and recipients.
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