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Data Reported Under the Physician Payments Sunshine Act Is Now Available for Review

APA members are strongly encouraged to register with CMS.

APA Writes Letter to CMS Regarding Proposed Rule for Medicare Program

APA Submits a letter to CMS regarding the Proposed Rule for Medicare Program; Revisions to payment policies under the Physician Fee Schedule, Clinical Laboratory Fee Schedule and other revisions to Part B for CY2015

Rep. Murphy Speaks to 2014 APA Assembly

Rep. Murphy speaks to 2014 APA Assembly Meeting in New York, NY on HR 3717: Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act.

Legislation Introduced to Address Workforce Shortage in VHA

Bipartisan legislation introduced in Congress to address psychiatric workforce shortage in the Veterans Health Administration.

APA Responds to CY 2014 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule

The APA has summarized portions of the CY 2014 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule most likely to impact psychiatry, including increased reimbursement for some psychiatric codes.