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...

Why So Much Violence? Take Your Pick

October 17, 2016

Denver – When it came to deciding the cause for the high level of violence in the United States, delegates to the American Psychological... Read more...

Ethics for Psychologists: Giving Professional Commentary on Public Figures

July 26, 2016

Suppose a news reporter asks you to comment on a recent drunken shoplifting spree involving a high-profile celebrity. Let’s call... Read more...

APA Adopts Guidelines for Transgender Therapy

November 11, 2015

Psychologists who work with transgender or gender nonconforming people should provide acceptance, support and understanding without... Read more...

ACLU Sues Psychologists Who Designed Torture Tactics

November 11, 2015

The American Civil Liberties Union filed suit Oct. 13 against two psychologists who developed the “enhanced interrogation” techniques... Read more...

Hoffman Report Says Ethics Standards Intentionally Loosened

October 13, 2015

The much anticipated Hoffman Report released July 10 found that for more than 10 years the American Psychological Association (APA)... Read more...

APA Resets ‘Moral Compass’ at Toronto Meeting

October 13, 2015

Toronto – The American Psycho-logical Association is counting on its “reset moral compass”  adopted at its annual convention... Read more...

New health care codes released mid-year in unprecedented move

September 10, 2014

Washington, D.C. – The American Medical Association CPT committee recently released a new set of medical codes for Applied Behavioral... Read more...

APA task force report: Gun violence can be reduced

January 15, 2014

A task force of the American Psychological Association studying gun violence determined that while there is no specific profile to... Read more...

APAPO dues assessment draws new lawsuit

June 2, 2013

The legal battle over annual dues assessments charged practicing psychologists to support the American Psychological Association Practice... Read more...

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