NJPA Becomes an Approved Subcontractor of the N.J. Pediatric Psychiatry Collaborative Care Initiative Program designed to expand children’s access to mental healthcare Westfield, N.J. — The New Jersey Psychiatric Association (NJPA) has just been named an approved subcontractor of the New...Read More »
The New Jersey Psychiatric Association supports the use of telemedicine in psychiatry, which can safely provide access to care when properly used and certain standards are observed. The use of telemedicine in psychiatry shall meet all applicable federal and state...Read More »
In light of the legalization of recreational marijuana for NJ citizens age 21 and above, NJPA is focused on the need to protect adolescents and young adults to age 25 years (AYA) from the harmful effects of cannabis, particularly related...Read More »
The Prior Authorization process requires physicians to obtain approval from pharmacy benefits plans before payment for medication is approved. This process delays patients’ ability to obtain necessary medication and/or treatment. It also presents time-consuming administrative burdens on physicians, which can...Read More »
According to the CDC, approximately 20% of children and youth suffer from a mental health disorder. Only about 1/3 of those children and youth will receive an appropriate diagnosis and effective treatment. Minority children are even less likely to receive...Read More »
Issue:In our current healthcare system, the treatment of medical illness and behavioral health conditions, including mental health and substance use disorders, are treated as discrete problems as though they were not occurring in the same person. While mental illness should...Read More »
Visit the APA website to access collaborative resources including an explainer video, FAQs and training resourcesRead More »
CAROL ALTER , M.D., ANDREW CARLO , M.D., HENRY HARBIN, MICHAEL SCHOENBAUM , Ph.D. Psychiatric News Published Online:3 Jul 2019 “This … column, written by some of the nation’s experts in mental health policy and payment, summarizes recent information on billing codes and other factors...Read More »
As the recognition of mental illness becomes more prevalent, the need for treatment resources at all levels of care becomes increasingly more vital. These resources include, but are not limited to, longterm care facilities, short-term care facilities, acute care units, emergency rooms,...Read More »
In the context of highly publicized episodes of mass violence in this country, the question often arises as to the role of mental illness as a factor impelling the perpetrators of violence. Therefore, it is important to clarify this matter...Read More »
NJPA Becomes an Approved Subcontractor of the N.J. Pediatric Psychiatry Collaborative Care Initiative Program designed...
The New Jersey Psychiatric Association supports the use of telemedicine in psychiatry, which can safely...
In light of the legalization of recreational marijuana for NJ citizens age 21 and above,...
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