Tag Archive for Healthcare reform

2014 Summary of APAPO Activities, and 2015 Preview

2014 Summary of APAPO GR Activities, and 2015 Preview…  Although many analysts refer to the 113th Congress (2013-2014), which just ended, as a “do-nothing” Congress, the good news is that in 2014 we gained significant victories for psychologists. Along with all other Medicare providers, we faced a more than 20% cut in Medicare reimbursement rates…

Saving the Private Option – Arkansas News

  By Jason Tolbert with Arkansas News The Arkansas General Assembly will kick off its third fiscal session in a little over a week and there is little doubt what will dominate the debate. Committee meetings on the budget are already in full swing, but the topic on everyone’s mind is renewing the Arkansas Private Option.…

Arkansas Medicaid Launches 2nd Component of Payment Improvement Initiative

Medicaid Reform Update: LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (ADHS) – Hundreds of primary care physicians in Arkansas will soon begin receiving supplemental monthly payments to help them provide better and more comprehensive patient care as part of Medicaid’s effort to transform the state’s health care system. Full Article: http://www.thv11.com/news/article/294661/2/Arkansas-Medicaid-launches-second-component-of-payment-improvement-initiative-

Moving Toward Population Health Management: What You Need to Know

Produced by the New York State Psychological Association Health Care Reform Task Force This is an excellent and timely article on the how the current changes in healthcare will impact psychologists, especially Early Career Psychologists, in the future. Those working in the field of public health are more accustomed than psychologists to hearing the term…