January 6, 2021Information About the COVID-19 Vaccine for Psychiatrists Working in a Private Practice Setting

January 11, 2021Group 1b Now Eligible for COVID-19 Vaccine

January 28, 2021Medicare Processing of Audio Only Codes

February 10, 2021NYSPA  Applauds Appointment of Robert Kent as General Counsel of White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP)

February 16, 2021Scam Warning - Individuals Posing as Employees of NYS Education Department

February 25, 2021Update on SED Scam 

March 2, 2021Improper Downcoding of E/M Claims

March 4, 2021Medicaid Managed Care Pharmacy Benefits to be Transferred to FFS Medicaid

March 23, 2021What Psychiatrists Should Know About Information Blocking

March 26, 2021URGENT ACTION ALERT: Send Letter Today to Governor Cuomo & Your Senator & Assemblymember Urging Final Budget Adopt Critical Protections for Telehealth including Payment Parity & Preservation of Audio or Video-Only

March 30, 2021NYSPA opposes cuts included in the NYS FY 2022 budget proposal that would impact Excess Malpractice Insurance Coverage and impose a conditional 50% cost-share on physicians

April 12, 2021Medicaid Managed Care Pharmacy Changes Delayed Until April 1, 2023

April 20, 2021Telemedicine Parity

July 9, 2021Telemedicine Update

July 30, 2021New COVID-19 Safety Requirements for Employers

August 2, 2021Federal Telemedicine Update

August 13, 2021State vs. Federal Telemedicine Updates

August 30, 2021Clozapine Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy (REMS) requirements will change on November 15, 2021

September 15, 2021Update on NYS HERO Act Requirements for Employers

October 1, 2021Improper Downcoding of E/M Claims

November 2, 2021Physicians Urged to Write to Governor in Support of Legislation To Prohibit Prosecution of Seven to Twelve Year Olds


December 22, 2021NYSPA-Inspired Law Leads NYS Department of Financial Services To Recoup $3.1 Million from Insurers for Violations of Mental Health & Substance Use Disorder Parity Laws

December 27, 2021NO SURPRISES ACT