APA Practice Calls for End to Discriminatory Limits to Mental Health Services

by Government Relations Staff

(May 28, 2009) — APA Executive Director for Professional Practice Katherine C. Nordal, PhD, sent a letter to the federal agencies tasked with writing the regulations to implement the new mental health parity law.

Dr. Nordal called for straightforward regulations that carry out the intent of the legislative sponsors to end discriminatory financial and treatment limitations on mental health and addiction services.