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  • 1.CMS payment rule gravely impacts Medicare mental health services
    With a 14 percent cut in psychologists’ and social workers’ Medicare reimbursement, many Medicare beneficiaries will lose access to mental health and testing services.
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  • 2.Information about Insurance Coverage for Psychological Services: Resources on the Mental Health Parity Law
    In a survey recently conducted by the American Psychological Association, nearly 90 percent of Americans said they had not heard about the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008, a federal law now in effect for people who have health insurance through a group or employer plan.
    Web Article (January 2011)
  • 3.Ethnicity and Health in America Series: American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage
    In honor of National American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month, OEMA is raising public awareness concerning the impact of historical trauma and acculturation stress on the mental health of American Indian and Alaska Native populations.
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  • 4.How to help people with serious mental illness
    APA addresses the public’s lack of understanding of serious mental illness, the systematic failure in treating people with these conditions and the need to transform mental health services in this country.
    Web Article (January 2011)
  • 5.Congress should restore Medicare mental health services cuts
    To protect mental health benefits that Medicare patients receive, Congress should extend for two years the restoration of reimbursement cut from psychologists' and social workers' services and also make psychologists eligible for E&M reimbursement for the services they provide within their licensure. The cost is very low to protect mental health.
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  • 6.Congress should enact a mental health parity bill this year
    A strong push is needed to pass a mental health parity bill into law in 2008. The Senate has passed a strong bill, and the House has now passed a similar bill, but time is short. Please urge negotiations now between the House and Senate so that mental health parity can become law this year.
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  • 7.APA Advocates for Public Health Solutions to Gun Violence
    APA and more than twenty national organizations sent a letter to senators urging them to address gun violence as a public health problem.
    Web Article (April 2013)
  • 8.Stress Won’t Go Away? Maybe You Are Suffering from Chronic Stress
    Chronic stress, which is constant and persists over an extended period of time, can be debilitating and overwhelming. Chronic stress can affect both our physical and psychological well-being by causing a variety of problems including anxiety, insomnia, muscle pain, high blood pressure and a weakened immune system.
    Web Article (November 2010)
  • 9.Coalition for Patients' Rights Reaches out to President
    In a May 28, 2009 letter to President Obama, the Coalition for Patients' Rights (CPR) urged the president to support the utilization of non-physician healthcare providers, such as psychologists, as the Administration works to reform the nation's health care system. The APA Practice Organization has been an active member of CPR since its launch in 2006.
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  • 10.Strengthening the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Workforce
    Child and adolescent mental health problems are at a point of crisis for our nation. One out of every ten children or adolescents has a serious mental health problem, and another 10% have mild to moderate problems.
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