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On October, 2015, the World Health Organization’s International Classification of Diseases (10th Ed., or ICD10) becomes the universal classification system for all treatable disorders. Essentially, anyone who treats HIPAA covered patients (almost everyone), and providers who bill major insurers, submit claims to Medicare, or other federal agencies like TRICARE are required to use ICD diagnostic codes when submitting billing. Read More

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January 2015 News

US Department of Veteran Affairs: PTSD Coach Online, Self-Help and Coping for Clients
The PTSD Coach Online is a resource for researchers and providers to help individuals with PTSD or those struggling with general life stress. It has tools to address stress-related symptoms and enhance problem-solving skills. Features include resources for coping with trauma, sleep problems, anxiety, and other symptoms that can develop after trauma. Read More

APA Clinician's Corner Workshop January 30, 2015: Understanding the ICD-10-CM, Practical Concepts and Considerations in the DSM-5 Crossover
Available as a live webcast or on-site, the workshop provides an overview of the distinctive organization and application of the ICD-10-CM and key features that distinguish it from the DSM-5. Historical, conceptual and practical features are considered, together with side-by-side comparisons of the most recent versions of the ICD and the DSM in relation to common clinical diagnoses. Read More

Grant Opportunity: Primary and Behavioral Healthcare Integration
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Center for Mental Health Services, is accepting applications for fiscal year (FY) 2015 Primary and Behavioral Health Care Integration grants. The purpose of this program is to establish projects for the provision of coordinated and integrated services through the co-location of primary and specialty care medical services in community-based behavioral health settings. Read More

Psychologist Spotlight Blog: A Graduate Student's Leap from Army Engineer to Psychology
Army Capt. David Barry, a graduate student in USU’s clinical psychology program, took a giant leap in a new direction when he arrived on campus three years ago. Until then, he’d spent his entire professional life working as an engineer officer in a mechanized infantry brigade. Read More

SAMHSA Resources for Health Professionals: Affordable Care Act Enrollment Assistance for LGBT Communities
These SAMHSA resources guides health professionals in helping lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people understand health insurance options, particularly mental health and substance abuse benefits and services, under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and enroll in plans. Read More

Insight Notes, a Note-taking and Recordkeeping App for Psychologists
Insight Notes is an iPad app that allows psychotherapists and other health professionals to take encrypted and HIPAA­ compliant notes. The guiding principles for development were to: Design an elegant and efficient notetaking app with an interface free of distractions, automatically encrypt and secure the contents of the notes, automatically organize the notes in a per­client/project basis, produce professional looking notes, enable users to securely export their notes. Read More

Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services: Volunteer for ICD-10 End-to-End Testing in April - Deadline Extended to Jan. 21
During the week of April 26 through May 1, 2015, a second sample group of providers will have the opportunity to participate in ICD-10 end-to-end testing with Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) and the Common Electronic Data Interchange (CEDI) contractor. Approximately 850 volunteer submitters will be selected to participate in the April end-to-end testing. Read More

Upcoming Event: 7th National Conference of the Association of Psychologists in Academic Health Centers, Feb. 5-7, Atlanta GA
Clinical presentations will address the psychoneuroimunological underpinnings of anxiety and depression, treatment of child and adolescent mood disorders and non-suicidal self-injurious behavior. Other topics will include creating sustainable business models in integrated primary care, new developments in pediatric integrated primary care, and licensure implications for psychologists in telepsychology. Read More

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