President's Letter to Membership
- Published on Sunday, 19 January 2014 23:15
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I hope you all had an enjoyable holiday. WVAPP is gearing up for a busy year. The legislature recently convened and The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources is in the midst of a number of organizational changes. Our Legislative Counsel, Raymona Kinneberg continues to monitor relevant legislative concerns and has indicated that interim legislative meetings were largely focused on issues of minor concern to the Association. We are anticipating legislative initiatives to again restrict our psychology licensing law. However, the implementation of the Affordable Care Act and the related expansion of Medicaid in West Virginia, the need for behavioral health providers will be greater than ever.
Working to Forge a Better Web Experience
- Published on Saturday, 18 January 2014 18:32
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WVAPP President Comments on State Managed Care Proposal
- Published on Saturday, 18 January 2014 16:48
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The West Virginia Association of Professional Psychologists (WVAPP) is very concerned about the planned implementation of managed care for behavioral health in West Virginia. It is our opinion that contracts offered to members by Covenant, Unicare and MH Net reflect an inadequate understanding of the system of behavioral health services in West Virginia, and therefore cannot create appropriate managed care contracts to facilitate services for Medicaid members with severe mental health disorders.
Board of Examiners' Town Hall Meeting at Fall, 2013 Conference
- Published on Saturday, 18 January 2014 17:07
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