APA Members may access practice management assistance by calling the HelpLine at 800.343.4671, sending email to or reviewing the resources available through links in the navigation box to the left.

We provide members a wide variety of practical assistance on day-to-day issues that arise in managing a practice:  reimbursement, relationships with managed care companies, coding, documentation, Medicare, Medicaid, establishing a private practice, closing a practice, mental health/addiction parity, etc.

More online/print practice resources supported by OHSF:

Quick Practice Info Guides – Documents exploring common practice management issues encountered by psychiatrists.

Practice Management for Psychiatrists: The Basics [free online to Members. The e-book is posted both as a single document download and as a chapter-by-chapter download for ease of printing.

Information on Mental Health Parity can be found on the APA website under Managing A Practice or on the APA co-sponsored site