Mental health ‘carve-outs’ sue to block parity

A group of insurance interests have filed suit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia seeking to block rules adopted to enforce the federal parity law. Mental health advocates say the court action demonstrates that the struggle for parity between health and mental health insurance coverage is far from over despite the […]

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  • Law impacts psychology

    Over the past several years many articles have appeared in this newspaper for practitioners dealing with various aspects of psychology and the law. Some dealt with a substantive area of psychology and its impact on the law, for example research on children’s memories and the implications for interviewing children and using them as witnesses. Another […]

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  • Malpractice Insurance 101: Claims-made vs. occurrence coverage

    You have decided that you are going to start a private practice and are ready to take a major step into running a business. One component of that business will be to make sure you have adequate professional liability insurance. Very few psychologists, especially those just getting started, have the financial resources to defend a […]

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