Updated Employer Guide to Parity Available

The American Psychiatric Foundation APF Employer Parity report
(APF) and its Partnership for Workplace Mental Health have released an updated version of the
Employer Guide for Compliance with the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act. It provides employers a concise guide to the parity law, its final regulations and how it is affected by the Affordable Care Act.  Learn more >


APA Praises Sens. Grassley, Brown for Bill to Protect Part D Coverage of Needed Mental Health Medications

APA endorsed new Senate legislation that would require Medicare Part D plans to provide robust coverage for six classes of medications, including drugs needed to treat depression and schizophrenia.

American Psychiatric Foundation Statement on Launch of Campaign to Change Direction

Change Direction is a national movement to change the story of mental health in America—to address the urgent need for open discussion about mental health, mental illness and well-being.

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Data Reported Under the Physician Payments Sunshine Act Is Now Available for Review

APA members are strongly encouraged to register with CMS.

APA Writes Letter to CMS Regarding Proposed Rule for Medicare Program

APA Submits a letter to CMS regarding the Proposed Rule for Medicare Program; Revisions to payment policies under the Physician Fee Schedule, Clinical Laboratory Fee Schedule and other revisions to Part B for CY2015

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apa 2015 election results

Maria A. Oquendo, MD, has been
electeOquendo photod the new President-Elect of APA. Among others elected to leadership positions are Altha J. Stewart, MD, Lama Bazzi, MD, and Gail Erlick Robinson, MD, DPsych. These results are considered public, but not official until approved by the Board of Trustees at its March meeting.    Full election results >


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