APA Comments on Medicare Payment Reform
Wed May 23,
(Arlington, VA) - The American Psychiatric Association Medical Director and CEO James H. Scully, Jr., M.D. provided extensive comments about Medicare payment reform to the Republican members of the House Committee on Ways and Means.
Dr. Scully's comments highlighted current APA activities and restated long-standing advocacy for eliminating Medicare coverage and payment provisions that discriminate against patients seeking treatment for mental health including substance use disorders.