August 28, 2008 |Vol. 5, No. 8
In the Spotlight
Review news of the Practice Directorate's major activities and achievements on behalf of psychology so far this year
- APA Council adopts criteria for evaluating quality improvement programs
New APA policy responds to the rapid growth of pay-for-performance and other programs in the private and public health care sectors
- Task Force reports address practice issues
New reports accepted by the Council of Representatives cover evidence-based practice with children and adolescents, gender identity and gender variance, mental health and abortion, and resilience in black children and adolescents.
- For Medicare providers: On payment for mental health services
Psychologists who treat Medicare beneficiaries are encouraged to read a new article from the CMS, summarizing the agency's policy on the delivery of and payment for Medicare services
From the Field
- Have you been selected for the practice information survey?
Members who receive the comprehensive survey being conducted by APA, the AMA and more than 70 other organizations are strongly encouraged to participate