• Highlights from the July/August, 1998 issue:

    # In addition to numerous barriers that hinder prescription privileges for psychologists, the most serious threat continues to come not from psychiatry, but from psychology’s own ranks, led by the American Assn. of Applied and Preventive Psychology (AAAPP). Related prescription privileges stories: The road to prescription privileges is already clear for psychologists, but few choose […]

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  • Case Rates: The Good, Bad, and Ugly

    Despite dramatic decreases in the cost of mental health treatment during the last several years, many managed care companies are using a new payment method that most psychologists believe will cut into their income even more. The switch from fee-for-service reimbursement to ” case rates” has been growing steadily in some locations, such as California […]

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  • It’s a New Day At the New-Look VA

    The Veterans Administration, once the largest employer of psychologists, had begun undergoing a massive transformation as The National Psychologist reported in an article in our July/Aug. 1996 issue. How is the VA faring now that the changes have been completed? Where and how do psychologists fit into the total picture? We revisited our original source, […]

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  • Lawyer with Multiple Experiences Helps Psychologists Gain $400,000 Settlement

    Columbus, OH–Combining a 25-year career in the insurance business with a successful five-year psychotherapy experience, an attorney has gone to bat for Ohio psychologists, winning a $400,000 settlement for them and other health care professionals. Glenn Karr, who spent most of his legal career in the insurance industry, including Blue Cross and health maintenance organizations, […]

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