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Key Medicare Changes for 2021

Posted: January 15, 2021

Proposed reductions to reimbursement have been decreased and the public health emergency has been extended. 

New federal legislation signed into law in late December 2020 directly impacts the 2021 Medicare conversion factor and reimbursement rates.  Although this action does not completely reverse the 2021 reimbursement reductions for many services, it does diminish the drastic Medicare payment reductions originally scheduled to begin this month.

 

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CPA Announces Diversity Mentorship Program

Posted: January 13, 2021

The Colorado Psychological Association is excited to announce the new Diversity Mentorship Program. The CPA Diversity Mentorship Program aims to expand multiculturalism and diversity awareness by connecting graduate students and psychologists in every stage of their careers:

  • Graduate Students
  • Early Career Psychologists (5 years of receiving your degree)

  • Mid-Career to Senior Psychologists

If you are interested in becoming a mentor or mentee, please visit the page below!

Learn About CPA Diversity Mentorship Program
 

CO Prescribing Psychology FAQs and Survey - Complete by January 15th!

Posted: December 16, 2020


CPA is excited to announce the official approval to pursue prescriptive authority for licensed psychologists with advanced training in clinical psychopharmacology in Colorado. 

While psychologists have been prescribing psychotropic medications safely for nearly 30 years, many psychologists are not familiar with the training and scope of practice of prescribing psychologists.

How do I become a prescriber? Why should we do this in Colorado? How does this impact my liability? Click below to find out these answers and more!

 

RxP FAQ's

1. What is a Prescribing Psychologist (RxP)?
2. What is this advanced training?
3. Do any states currently allow RxP?
4. Is this safe?
5. Do I have to prescribe psychotropic medication if RxP is passed in Colorado?
6. Would my liability insurance go up with RxP addition?
7. How would RxP in Colorado really improve access?

Complete the survey below by Friday, January 15th!


    Take Survey   

 

Upcoming CPA Happy Hours!

CPA Member Happy Hour

Thursday, February 4, 2020
5:30PM - 7:30PM

Network and learn from members of the RxP Taskforce!

The Colorado Psychological Association is delighted to host a socially-distant virtual Happy Hour for CPA members. We will be meeting via Zoom and are looking forward to the opportunity to connect with you! In addition to networking and getting to know your CPA colleagues, there will be an opportunity from 6:00PM - 7:00PM to meet with members of the RxP Taskforce to discuss prescribing in Colorado!  
  

RSVP HERE


ECP / COPAGS Happy Hour

Thursday, February 18, 2021
5:30PM - 6:30PM

Join us for our Virtual Happy Hour on Thursday 2/18 from 5:30PM - 6:30PM. Participants will have a chance to introduce themselves, play virtual games, and network with other professionals in early stages of their careers. This event is BYOB. Feel free to bring your favorite beverage or create something new from ideas below: 

Cocktails for A Virtual Happy Hour

Mocktail Recipes 

We hope you will join us for an hour of virtual connection and also learn more about ways to get involved with CPA!

 Zoom details to be emailed out to registrants after completing the RSVP form below.

RSVP HERE

 
 

SAVE THESE DATES! Registration Coming Soon

2021 CPA Virtual Day at the Capitol

Friday, February 12, 2020
11:00AM - 1:00PM

 
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