September 14, 2006 | Vol. 3, No. 12
In the Spotlight
Psychologists who provided covered services to any defendant in the case will soon have access to a settlment fund established by the court
- FAQs on the Health and Behavior CPT® Codes
The new "health and behavior assessment and intervention" (CPT)® codes apply behavioral, social and psychophysiological conditions in patients diagnosed with physical health problems.
- Practitioners Find Many Benefits in Using Health and Behavior Codes
The H & B (health and behavior) codes apply to psychological services that address behavioral, social, and psychophysiological conditions involved in treating or managing patients diagnosed with physical health problems.
- APA Practice Organization mobilizes on Medicare payment cuts
Psychologists are opposing Medicare reimbursement reductions that will put providers' bottom lines at stake and jeopardize access to care for millions of the nation's elderly and disabled
From the Field
- APA helps honor positive portrayals of people with mental health problems
The Voice Awards Program recognizes the entertainment industry for “dignified, respectful and accurate portrayals of people with mental health problems.”