September 27, 2007 |Vol. 4, No. 11
In the Spotlight
The Senate bill requires full parity between mental health and medical benefits for all aspects of health insurance plan coverage, including day/visit limits, dollar limits, coinsurance, copayments, deductibles and out-of-pocket maximums
- The Humana Settlement: Questions and Answers for Practitioners
The APA Practice Organization has received a number of questions from members regarding the Humana settlement, particularly related to the size of payouts made to claimants.
- Responding to Managed Care Rate Cuts: A Practical Guide for Psychologists
Facing cuts in already low payment rates is a major frustration for psychologists who deal with managed care companies. The steps outlined in this article can help you respond when a managed care company reduces your payment rate.
- Acting in Light of Antitrust Law
Psychologists need to be mindful of antitrust law when responding to managed care rate cuts. This sidebar accompanies the article, "Responding to managed care rate cuts: A practical guide for psychologists."