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  • 1.The Wellstone-Domenici Mental Health Parity Act of 2008: Questions and answers for psychologists
    Answers about mental health and substance use parity, how the act applies to Medicare and Medicaid patients, network reimbursement and included diagnoses.
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  • 2.President signs one-month SGR cut delay
    President Obama signed legislation postponing the Sustainable Growth Rate cut, which would have cut most Medicare provider payments.
    Web Article (November 2010)
  • 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.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)
  • 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.Support continued funding for the Mentally Ill Offender Treatment and Crime Reduction Act
    Congress should continue funding for the Mentally Ill Offender Treatment and Crime Reduction Act (MIOTCRA) for FY 2009.
    Web Article
  • 7.Paycheck Fairness Act
    On Tuesday, July 20, Senior Director Shari Miles-Cohen, PhD attended a White House Middle Class Task Force event to hear Vice President Joseph Biden implore members of the U.S. Senate to be “on the right side of history” by passing the Paycheck Fairness Act (H.R. 12 and S. 182).
    Web Article (January 2011)
  • 8.PI-GRO Applauds the Enactment of Rosa's Law
    Rosa's Law (S. 2781) changed references in federal law from “mentally retarded individual” to an “individual with an intellectual disability.”
    Web Article (January 2011)
  • 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.White House Champions of Change
    James H. Bray, PhD, 2009 President of American Psychological Association, discusses the White House Champions of Change meeting on ways to reduce homelesness.
    Web Article (July 2012)
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