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Congressional Budget Office estimates $119 billion in savings over 10 years for House-passed AHCA

May 24, 2017

The Congressional Budget Office — a non-partisan scoring agency — and the staff of the Joint Committee on Taxation released its cost estimate for the House-passed version of the American Health Care Act and estimated $119 billion in net savings from 2017 to 2026 for the proposed health care plan.

Republicans needed the bill to shave off $2 billion from the federal deficit over the decade span for it to be considered under the reconciliation process in the Senate.

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Understand the early characteristics of tardive dyskinesia, instead of ignoring them

May 24, 2017
SAN DIEGO — Psychiatrists for too long have had a “desire to not be aware of the problem” of tardive dyskinesia, according psychiatrist presenting at…
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Prescription drug prices rose nearly 10% in 2016

May 24, 2017
The cost of prescription drugs increased by 8.77% last year, the fourth consecutive year drug prices have gone up, according to data from the Truveris National Drug…
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High-risk pools may raise health care costs for all Americans

May 24, 2017
Reinstituting high-risk pools as a state option as part of the American Health Care Act that was recently passed by the U.S. House of Representatives would move health…
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Cross-Cultural Perspective of Family Psychoeducation

Psychiatric Annals, June 2012, Volume 42 Issue 6
Family psychoeducation for serious mental illness is now conducted throughout the world, but there are a plethora of…
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Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services January 2017 CNE Activity

This activity is co-provided by Villanova University College of Nursing and SLACK Incorporated.

Topics include telephone intervention for medication adherence in outpatients with schizophrenia spectrum disorders…
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VIDEO: AHCA still faces 'uphill battle' in Senate, speaker says

May 4, 2017
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Congressional Budget Office estimates $119 billion in savings over 10 years for House-passed AHCA

May 24, 2017
The Congressional Budget Office — a non-partisan scoring agency — and the staff of the Joint Committee on Taxation released its cost…

Meeting News

Understand the early characteristics of tardive dyskinesia, instead of ignoring them

May 24, 2017
SAN DIEGO — Psychiatrists for too long have had a “desire to not be aware of the problem” of tardive dyskinesia, according…

Perspective

Prescription drug prices rose nearly 10% in 2016

May 24, 2017
The cost of prescription drugs increased by 8.77% last year, the fourth consecutive year drug prices have gone up, according to data from the…

In the Journals

High-risk pools may raise health care costs for all Americans

May 24, 2017
Reinstituting high-risk pools as a state option as part of the American Health Care Act that was recently passed by the U.S. House of Representatives…

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VIDEO: Precision medicine will ‘revolutionize’ psychiatry

May 24, 2017
SAN DIEGO — Gene-targeted medicine can improve diagnosis and treatment of numerous mental health disorders, according to Jeffrey A. Lieberman

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Internet cognitive behavioral therapy improves depression in adults

May 24, 2017
SAN DIEGO — Cognitive behavioral therapy delivered via the internet improved depression in adults, according to a meta-analysis presented here…

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Healio exclusive: A reflection on Oquendo’s term as APA President

May 23, 2017
SAN DIEGO — As her term as APA President comes to a close, Healio/Psychiatry sat down with Maria A. Oquendo, MD, PhD at the American…

WHO elects Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus first African director-general

May 23, 2017
WHO has elected former Ethiopian minister of health and minister of foreign affairs Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, PhD,

Federal budget proposal would deal ‘devastating blow’ to medical research

May 23, 2017
The Trump administration’s proposed 2018 budget would decimate scientific research and innovation while jeopardizing millions of…

ACP offers recommendations to Congress for health care reform

May 23, 2017
Today, the ACP released a new policy agenda containing several recommendations for Congress to improve American health care. The paper, titled A

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