November 21, 2013 |Vol. 10, No. 20
This initial overview focuses on significant provisions for practitioners.
- APAPO comments on congressional proposal to reform Medicare payment system
The current proposal to replace the Sustainable Growth Rate formula includes a 10-year payment freeze and revised payment mechanisms.
- Psychotherapy awareness initiative expands with release of new video, articles
The initiative targets consumers and highlights the value of psychotherapy as a treatment option.
- New accreditation standards take effect Jan. 1, 2014
NCQA and Joint Commission standards relevant to psychologists further the shift toward integrated care.