Friday, August 26, 2016

With your support, The American Psychiatric Association (APA) has been hard at work to help pass Comprehensive Mental Health Reform (CMHR).  The House of Representatives has passed a bill. Now we need the Senate to do the same.  We need your help!   Beginning this week, your senators will be on August recess and back in the district. As members of APPA and APA, this is where YOU can make a difference! The authors of […]


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The Medical Foundation of Alabama has approved Alabama Psychiatric Physicians Association’s educational activity entitled “APPA 2016 Fall Conference on October 8, 2016, for 8 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Accreditation Statement This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Medical Association of the State of Alabama through the joint providership of the Medical Foundation of Alabama and the Alabama Psychiatric Physicians Association. The Medical Foundation of […]


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Make plans to join us at the Embassy Suites Tuscaloosa on Saturday, Oct. 8, for APPA’s Fall Conference. This year’s conference will feature a Resident/Student Poster Contest and Practice Managers’ Mini-Conference. Early Career Psychiatrists, Residents, Students and Practice Mangers attend for FREE. Click below to see details: Physicians Residents Practice Managers  


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General Fund/Medicaid Cuts Lawmakers approved a general fund budget $85 million short of the $785 million the Alabama Medicaid Agency said was needed to adequately fund the agency. Republican legislative leaders said they could no longer cut other agencies to support Medicaid. Commissioner Stephanie Azar said the agency will be cutting services without additional funding. In response, the Medical Association of the State of Alabama is urging state lawmakers and Gov. Bentley to start now […]


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