Health care reform update: States ponder possible changes to ACA

July 24, 2018

It was mere hours after taking the oath of office that President Trump began taking aim at the Affordable Care Act (ACA). “Pending... 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...

Psychology Lags Behind Psychiatry in Health Integration Readiness

March 5, 2018

Because of abundant evidence that integrating behavioral health into primary care reduces costs and improves population health, the... Read more...

Legalization for Medical Use Means Psychologists Should Study Marijuana

January 26, 2018

Lexington, Ky. – The rapid expansion in medical marijuana use means psychologists need to better understand the drug’s effects,... Read more...

Hurricane Trauma and Psychology: Mix Well, Stirred but not Shaken

November 7, 2017

On Sept. 10 Hurricane Irma’s eyewall passed over my home and made landfall in the Florida Keys as a Category 4 storm. My wife and... Read more...

Health Care Reform Update: Price Transparency Movement Growing

September 25, 2017

As Washington, D.C., struggles to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA), a little-known movement has the potential to upend... Read more...

Insurer Withdrawals Threaten More with Loss of Coverage

July 31, 2017

The individual market for health insurance – where approximately 20 million Americans purchase health policies – is insecure and... Read more...

Ethics for psychologists: Duty to Warn & Not Getting Distracted by Legal Cases

May 25, 2017

Some years ago a psychologist in Wausau, Wisc., found himself worrying about the increasingly angry talk by a client. He was distracted... Read more...

Ethics for Psychologists: Terminating Therapy with a Patient

March 23, 2017

I had been seeing Martin for therapy for two years. Initially presenting for couples counseling with his wife, Gina, Martin requested... 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...

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