Parity Task Force: ‘There is Much More Work to be Done’

January 24, 2017

A report by a presidential task force made several recommendations to help enforce the nation’s parity laws, but admits there is... Read more...

Ethics for Psychologists: Pre-Employment Evaluations for Police and Public Safety

January 24, 2017

The delivery and conduct of Pre-employment Psychological Evaluations (PPE’s) of police and public safety officers are crucial to... Read more...

What is a Disability, Anyway?

January 24, 2017

Mental health professionals are often asked to certify patients are “disabled” or have a “disability related need” for a service... Read more...

Psychologists Can Submit Quality Measures in 2017

January 23, 2017

Because psychologists are exempt for the next two years from the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) for Medicare providers... Read more...

Health Care Reform: Republicans Face Headaches Replacing ACA

January 23, 2017

Like many Americans, stakeholders in the health industry were stunned by Election Night 2016. Since virtually all pundits and polls... Read more...

Ohio Psychologists Rally to Save Licensing Board (for now)

January 22, 2017

A massive outpouring of opposition by Ohio psychologists and other mental health professionals blocked an attempt to eliminate the... Read more...

Mental Health Advocates Wary of Coming Policy Changes

January 22, 2017

Psychologists and other mental health advocates enter 2017 with concern that the inauguration of Donald Trump as the 45th president... Read more...

Changes to Billing Codes Implemented on Oct. 1

October 18, 2016

To make the transition from ICD-9 to ICD-10 somewhat easier no deletions, additions or wording changes were allowed to the ICD-10 formalized... Read more...

U.S. House Approves Mental Health Measure

October 17, 2016

The U.S. House passed H.R. 2646, the Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act 422-2 in July and forwarded it for Senate consideration. Lead... Read more...

Vermont Bans Conversion Therapy

October 17, 2016

Vermont has become the fifth state to ban the use of conversion therapy on patients younger than 18. The overwhelming voice vote against... Read more...

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