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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  • Florida approves RxP certification

    The Florida Board of Psychology in July approved the American Board of Medical Psychology (ABMP) to certify properly trained psychologists for a specialty in medical psychology. Florida does not allow RxP psychologists to prescribe psychotropic drugs, but the certification will permit those with proper training to indicate the specialty in credentials and list the designation […]

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  • Market good for psychologists as EAP providers

    For better or worse, professional psychology has left the building for health care, evidence-based treatments and practicing at the top of our licenses. Economically, life is getting tougher and tougher for independent practitioner psychologists. Psychology as health care has brought a greater emphasis on diagnosis. Some would insist that a diagnosed mental illness is the […]

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