Articles from the National Psychologist

'Use or lose bonuses ready to go' (March/April 2008)

Psychology gains major role in defining quality care (November/December 2007)

Medicare mid year update: Psychologists eligible for bonuses in 2nd year (July/August 2007)

Prognosis not all bad for Medicare fees (January/February 2007)

Billing code modifiers ensure payment for testing services (November/December 2006)

Fifteen public sector psychologists start tuition (September/October 2006)

Pikes Peak Model is geropsychology first (July/August 2006)

New testing codes create winners, losers (March/April 2006)

White House Conference on Aging: Symbolic victory for mental health? (January/February 2006)

AMA restructures CPT testing codes (November/December 2005)

Texas Psychologists win 'crossover' payments for seniors (September/October 2005)

Mental Gymnastic Programs Appeal to Adults with Memory Concerns (July/August 2005)

Persistent psychologist wins change in Medicare regulation (March/April 2005)

Overhaul of psychological testing codes may boost reimbursement rates (January/February 2005)

The Feds help transform psychology researchers and clinicians into entrepreneurs (November/December 2004)

Proper documentation helps withstand Medicare audits (September/October 2004)

Psychologists develop new roles with Parkinson July/August 2004)

Evidence-based treatments identified for geriatric depression
(March/April 2004)

Medicare drug bill encouraging to psychologists who work with older adults (March/April 2004)

Medicare update 2004: Reimbursement for "work value" under review (January/February 2004)

OIG Workplan 2004
(November/December 2003)

New York psychologists notch win in Medicare
(September/October 2003)

End Stage Renal Disease presents practice opportunities
(July/August 2003)

AMA studies work value of testing codes

Retirees to help cut Medicare billing errors (Jan./Feb 2003)

Dr. Hartman-Stein's interview in the State Health Lawmakers Digest

Cummings: HIPAA may become most disruptive, impactful force in psychotherapy practice (Nov./December 2002)

Emerging Practice Opportunities: Combining geropsychology, family psychology, and family law

Electronic mail adds to successful practice (Sept/October 2002)

The Behavioral Competence Inventory poster presentation, Stockholm, Sweden (July 2002)

Survey of psych testing codes may affect reimbursement rates in '03 (July/August 2002)

Psychology soon to be challenged by  coming "age wave" (May/June 2002)

Medicare records review: problems will continue for those who document poorly (March/April 2002)

New health and behavior codes payments temporarily stopped (March/April 2002)

Bad news: Medicare to cut fees in 2002; economy blamed (Jan./Feb.2002)

Proper Utilization of Health and Behavior Assessment Intervention Codes by Dr. Jim Georgoulakis

Demented Patients Have Shown Impact Of Tragedy (Nov./Dec. 2001)

Federal Agency to Begin Reimbursing Long-Denied Diagnosis for Dementia (Nov./Dec. 2001)

Neuropsychology is Thriving but Gender Salary Gap Exists  (Sept/ Oct 2001)

Psychologists Overcome Barriers to Work with Hospice Patients (July/August 2001)

Team Based Approach To Managing Client Problems (May/ June 2001)

Psychologists and New Medicare Billing Codes (March/April 2001)

"Medically Unnecessary" says OIG regarding testing (March/April 2001)

Local Advocacy Important for Dementia Patients (Jan/Feb 2001)

AMA Accepts New CPT Codes (Jan/Feb 2001)

Uses of Psychology in the Healthcare of Older Adults (Congressional Briefing)

Getting Involved Politically (Presentation to APA Public Policy Committee)

Psychologists lead Congressional briefing on elderly but bill on aging still lingering (July/August 2000)

Psychological Testing under Medicare (May/June 2000)

HCFA may probe psychotherapy with demented patients(March/ April 2000)

CPT Codes to be reviewed (Jan./Feb., 2000)

Advances in Geropsychology (Jan./Feb., 2000)

Expect harsh intensive scrutiny if HCFA audits Medicare claims (Nov/Dec., 1999)

Training for Psychologists would get boost if Senate Bill passes (Sept./ Oct., 1999)

Questions of Legal Competence Open up Consulting Niche  (July/ August 1999)

Negotiation with Medicare: Options for Psychologists (May/ June 1999)

Report on the Bi-Partisan Commission (March/ April 1999)

Medicare Fees on the Rise in 1999 (Jan./Feb., 1999)

Mental Heath Care Under Scrutiny - New Medicare Review Processes for Mental Health (Nov./ Dec., 1998)

Elder Abuse and Mistreatment, Summit County Medical Society, October, 1998

Psychology News in Medicare Today - Consolidated Billing for Nursing Homes (Sept/Oct., 1998)

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