State Leadership Conference 2013

State Leadership Conference 2013 

Countdown to health care reform

Passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) set the clock ticking toward 2014 when many of the law’s major components go into effect. For the second year in a row, the theme of the 2013 SLC recognized the critical role ACA will play in the implementation of health care reform and the need for strong psychology leadership to ensure that mental health services are included. We’re facing uncharted territory and myriad challenges at the federal, state and local levels, which make it more important than ever for us to make sure psychologists are positioned for reform.

Health care reform is not a sprint; it’s a marathon. By demonstrating the value psychologists bring to evolving health care settings with numerous professional skills and strengths, we can make sure psychology is included in the race.

Program sessions during the conference covered a range of topics including the current state of health care reform, Medicaid, integrated practice in hospital settings, psychotherapy codes and electronic health records.


Coverage from the 2013 SLC