What is Obamacare anyway?

May 31, 2018

In reviewing “the state of Obamacare in 2018,” Vox policy reporter Dylan Scott wondered, “What even is Obamacare anyway?” “It’s... Read more...

Risk Management: When being too helpful can backfire

May 31, 2018

When prospective clients call on the phone to ask about your services, some will also tell you a little about their problem. At this... Read more...

MedPAC’s latest lead balloon

May 30, 2018

At its Jan. 11 meeting, the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) voted 14-2 to replace the Merit-based Incentive Payment System... Read more...

What have we learned from 30 years of school shootings?

May 30, 2018

In May of 1988, a 30-year-old woman, Laurie Dann, walked into an elementary school in Winnetka, Ill., and opened fire with a handgun,... Read more...

APA practice guidelines raise questions

May 29, 2018

Washington, D.C. – APA is preparing two sets of practice guidelines, which has many psychologists confused on what the difference... Read more...

How to handle conflicts of ethics and the law

May 28, 2018

One of the issues that has always felt gray to many psychologists is when the APA (2010) Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code... Read more...

Jail opens mental treatment unit

May 28, 2018

The city jail in Roanoke, Va., took an innovative step in April to deal with inmates with mental disorders. It transferred four of... Read more...

Psychologists should study uses of marijuana

May 27, 2018

I am not aware of any ethical issues for psychologists that have arisen in reports on the increased legalization or medical use of... Read more...

New prepayment audits strike fear in Medicare providers

May 27, 2018

Reviews of Medicare claims using the traditional “pay and chase” method are nothing new, but if documentation is not thorough or... Read more...

APA council approves reorganization

May 27, 2018

Washington, D.C. – After hours of heated debate, the governing body of the American Psychological Association (APA) voted overwhelmingly... Read more...


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