PracticeUpdate: 2017

PracticeUpdate: 2016
  • Dec. 14
    This issue addresses pro bono services.
  • Nov. 30
    This issue addresses low-volume threshold in 2018 Quality Payment Program rule, reimbursement changes for psychologists, producing a psychology podcast, and disaster response efforts.
  • Nov. 9
    This issue addresses prescribing psychologists working in the federal system, high stress times, highmark letters to psychologists, and military sexual trauma.
  • Oct. 26
    This issue addresses collaborative and integrated care, health care reform, LinkedIn for psychologist, and Michigan Medicaid limit on psychotherapy.
  • Oct. 12
    This issue addresses recent changes to ICD-10-CM codes and remembering James M. Georgoulakis, PhD.
  • Sept. 21
    This issue addresses treating post-traumatic stress disorder, electronic health records, aid-in-dying resource for psychologists, and Guidelines for Psychological Practice with Girls and Women.
  • Sept. 7
    This issue addresses Missouri psychologists pre-internship training hours, Merit-based Incentive Payment System, mandatory abuse reporting, marijuana use and cognitive processes, and integrated primary care resolution.
  • Aug. 17
    This issue addresses Capitol Hill updates, group practice versus going solo as a psychologist, Alaska psychologist Ray M. Droby, and success in advocacy.
  • July 27
    This issue addresses working with interdisciplinary teams and using computers to treat schizophrenia.
  • July 13
    This issue addresses free integrated health care training, TRICARE reimbursement rate cuts for psychologists, Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act, psychologist who work with low-income clients, and convention sessions for practitioners.
  • June 15
    This issue addresses launching a consulting business, free integrated health care training, handling requests for patient records, qualified clinical data registry, and testing data.
  • June 1
    This issue addresses complaint challenging Cigna’s national neuropsychological coverage policy, The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act, Medicaid state rules, and bills that boost psychologists’ participation in Medicare.
  • May 18
    This issue addresses setting reimbursement rates, tracking your outcomes, what information to disclose when receiving referrals from physicians, Sheila Schuster profile, and life after a disaster.
  • May 4
    This issue addresses the American Medical Association/ Specialty Society Relative Value Scale Update Committee survey, Medicaid clients and treating people with diabetes.
  • April 20
    This issue addresses psychologists’ payment rates, conscience clause issues and prescriptive authority task force.
  • April 6
    This issue addresses Nevada Psychology Medicaid, Current Procedural Terminology codes, the business of social media, and billing for web therapy services.
  • March 23 
    This issue addresses the Examination for Professional Practice in Psychology, expanded mental health care coverage, and Award winners are recognized psychologists honored at the Practice Leadership Conference.
  • March 9
    This issue addresses psychologists practicing independently under Medicare, clinical practice guideline on PTSD, health care reform legislation, Cigna's policy for neuropsychological testing, and Rep. Tim Murphy.
  • Feb. 23
    This issue addresses postelection stress, starting Medicaid, technology and anxiety, and Ohio's psychology boards.
  • Feb. 9
    This issue addresses questions about parity, billing and the ACA, 2017 psychotherapy codes, and Affordable Care Act stories.
  • Jan. 26
    This issue addresses the Affordable Care Act, 'Considering Medicaid' and the Idaho Psychological Association.
  • Jan. 12
    This issue addresses marketing your practice, the Psychology Political Action Committee, and the Affordable Care Act repeal