October 6, 2016 |Vol. 13, No. 17
Sixty-day comment period open until Dec. 3, 2016.
- Delaware Health Care Commission announces Behavioral Health Electronic Medical Records Incentive Program
The "First State" is the first state to use federal grant funds for the implementation of electronic medical records systems for behavioral health providers.
By Hannah Calkins
- Grad students take to Twitter to grill Sen. Murphy on mental health legislation
How future psychologists are advocating for issues that affect practitioners.
By Jewel Edwards-Ashman
- Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services notifies providers that Physician Quality Reporting System 2015 reporting penalty applies to 2017 payments
Those who did not successfully report quality measures will have their payments reduced by 2 percent.
- Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services awards Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative grant to APA
Funds will go toward training psychologists to work in integrated health care practices.