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Insurance Coverage for Behavioral and Mental Health

Do you know all you need to know about Mental Health Parity? Check out this short video from APA! You can also download this brief handout for more information.

Categorizing Online Continuing Education

Trying to figure out what counts as home or independent study? a live broadcast? or what's the deal with webinars vs. webcasts? This quick guide will help you figure it out.

Managing your distress in the aftermath of a shooting

It is typical for people to experience a variety of emotions following such a traumatic event. These feelings can include shock, sorrow, numbness, fear, anger, disillusionment, grief and others. You may find that you have trouble sleeping, concentrating, eating or remembering even simple tasks. This is common and should pass after a while. Over time, the caring support of family and friends can help to lessen the emotional impact and ultimately make the changes brought about by the tragedy more manageable. You may feel that the world is a more dangerous place today than you did yesterday. It will take some time to recover your sense of equilibrium. APA offers some tips on how to strengthen your resilience in the face of adversity.

New Info on Medicare Recredentialing Process

Some individuals who have been working with Medicare for years are still being asked to get copies of their graduate school transcripts and send them on to Novitas (the Medicare provider in the Maryland area). Members can access an explanation of this issue in the Practice Resources section.

The holiday season can bring added stress to the many Americans who already experience high stress throughout the year. Money, in particular, can be a cause of stress, as people feel demands to purchase gifts, prepare decadent meals and spend money entertaining or traveling to visit family. Here are some tips to help minimize and manage your stress.-->