NYSPA will host a Lobby Day on May 9, 2017.
NYSPA staff and lobbyists will prepare you for all of your meetings with legislators and equip you with a toolkit of information, position papers, talking points and packets for your meetings. Breakfast and Lunch will also be provided.
The following issues will be the focus of our efforts:
A formal invitation and additional information regarding travel, hotel, and schedule is forthcoming. We hope you can join us!
New York State Psychological Association’s Statement in Opposition to President Donald Trump’s Executive Order 13769: Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorists Entry Into the United States
New York State Psychological Association (NYSPA) joins the American Psychological Association (APA), several State, Territorial and Provincial Associations (STPAs), and other psychological and mental health associations in its strong condemnation of President Trump’s Executive Order 13769 signed January 27, 2017, pertaining to immigration, national security, and border security. The United States, and especially New York State, has been and remains a land built on the promise of diversity and inclusion.
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NYSPA Seeks Award Nominations
On Saturday, June 3, 2017, NYSPA will recognize those that go the extra mile for the profession. Below are the awards being presented.
Nominate your colleagues and peers who you believe fit the criteria.
- ALLEN V. WILLIAMS, JR. MEMORIAL AWARD
- BEACON AWARD FOR ADVOCACY
- DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARDS
- SIDNEY A. (BUD) ORGEL MEMORIAL AWARD
- NYSPA'S AWARD ON DIVERSITY
- JOANNE LIFSHIN MENTORSHIP AWARD
- LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
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All nominations should be sent to email@example.com by April 15, 2017
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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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