Advocacy

captiol buildingLearn about legislative issues and advocacy efforts important to professional psychology including reimbursement, Medicare, scope of practice, health information technology, mental health parity.


Congress Should Enact the Medicare Mental Health Access Act

Passage of the act would provide better, faster access to psychologists for Medicare recipients who need their services.

Congress Should Pass Consensus, Bipartisan Mental Health Reform Legislation

Psychologists would benefit from legislation that expands the use of health information technology and Medicaid to mental health services, while also improving the enforcement of parity and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) laws.

Advocacy Topics

HIPAA Compliance

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