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NYSPA and Health Assets
As one of your member benefits, you have access to Health Assets with your billing/insurance problems. They will provide up to an hour of consultation and help to each member.
Health Assets has, on their website, the 2017 Medicare reimbursement rates. Access to this information is free of charge to NYSPA members.
View the press release on instructions on how to access the 2017 Medicare reimbursement rates.
Thanks to Health Assets for this beginning of 2017 bonus.
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Message From NYSPA President, Herb Gingold, PhD
I am grateful and humbled by the responsibility of being the President of NYSPA in 2017. We are in a period of great change, both externally and internally, and the stakes have never been greater.
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NYSPA Elections: Results Are In!
Congratulations to Dr. Pat Dowds, who has been elected as 2017 President-Elect of NYSPA and Dr. Adriana DiMatteo, who has been elected as Secretary of NYSPA!
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NYSPA Legislative Session Wrap Up
The 2016 New York State Legislative Session began on January 16th, when the Governor delivered his State of the State address and released his Executive Budget Proposal. For the sixth consecutive year, the Governor and Legislature delivered an on-time budget. NYSPA was active in the 2016 Legislative Session and participated in its second consecutive Lobby Day on May 10th. On Lobby Day, NYSPA’s Executive Leadership, members from throughout the State, and representatives from Wilson Elser went to the New York State Capitol to advocate on behalf of NYSPA’s legislative priorities.
Prior to Lobby Day, NYSPA’s Executive Leadership met with key legislators to seek sponsorship and support for NYSPA’s legislative priorities; NYSPA was successful in obtaining sponsorship in both Houses of the Legislature for all of its priorities. Following Lobby Day, NYSPA monitored its priority issues, and provided input as legislation moved through the Senate and Assembly. NYSPA was also successful in opposing legislation that would harm the profession of psychology by allowing non-doctoral level psychologists to be licensed as school psychologists in New York State.
As 2016 marked the end of a two-year Legislative Session, any legislation that did not pass both Houses and is not signed or vetoed by the Governor by December 31st will need to be fully reintroduced in 2017.
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NYSPA Webinars Available to Download
The following webinars are available to download:
- Risk Adjustment Audits of Psychology Practices by Commercial Insurers
- Delineating Alternative Practice, Legal and Financial Models for Integration
- ICD-10: Being Ready for the October Deadline
- Is Tele-Mental Health Right For Your Practice?
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View NYSPA Response to Hoffman Report