APA directorate updates

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Updates from the Practice Directorate

For more information, contact Heather Miliman.

  • Health insurance exchanges under the Affordable Care Act
    This article is the first in a series for psychologists about health insurance exchanges.

  • Tell federal agencies your parity concerns
    The APA Practice Organization has submitted comments to the Department of Health and Human Services and the Department of Labor urging changes to the final rule on mental health parity to make it more enforceable and to address issues affecting patient access to needed psychological services. 

  • NCQA’s Patient-Centered Specialty Practices coordinate care beyond the medical home
    The APA Practice Directorate submitted comments during the development phase of the PCSP program supporting the goals of enhanced communication and coordination between specialist care and primary care providers, and recommended changes to ensure that psychologist-led practices, including small mental health practices, would be eligible to participate.

Updates from the Science Directorate

For more information, contact Kirk Waldroff.