Government Relations & Insurance

APsaA advocates for its members and the profession at the federal and state levels. This section features news and updates on topics of priority to the Association.

Medical Privacy

APsaA advocates for the protection of patients' right to privacy.

Mental Health Parity

APsaA works closely with its partner associations to ensure ongoing compliance within Medicare and private insurers regarding the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008.

Mental Health Governance

APsaA advocates for favorable rulemaking and criteria across all federal agencies to properly classify and evaluate mental health disorders.

Health Care Reform

APsaA tracks and weighs in on legislation that could lead to dramatic changes in the economics of health care and other aspects of health care policy.

Landmark Cases

These include cases important to psychoanalysis as a profession, as well as those that are of broader social import.