The APA sent a statement to the House Veterans Affairs Subcommittee on Health regarding pain management, addiction detection and effective treatment are significant priorities for our nation’s veterans. These objectives require the better coordination of opioid and benzodiazepine prescribing inside and outside the VHA.
APA sent a letter to the Senate Finance Committee regarding an open letter inquiry seeking input on the U.S. mental health system.
The APA responds to CMS’s Proposed Rule to the CY 2014 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule which features changes in quality reporting program requirements, as well as the creation of G-codes to compensate physicians for non-face-to-face coordination of care services provided to chronically ill beneficiaries
The House Energy and Commerce Committee passed a bipartisan bill that permanently repeals and replaces the flawed Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) system.
APA sent a letter to the House Energy & Commerce Committee regarding a recent SGR repeal and replacement plan.
PoliticoPro held a breakfast briefing regarding State Enrollment and the future of health care.
APA President Jeffrey Lieberman, MD and others participate in White House conference.
Mental health advocates hitched a ride on the gun control wagon. Now the wagon is stuck.
Reporting requirements to take effect in August.
President Obama released a proposed Fiscal Year 2014 budget, which included several mental health provisions.