As Affordable Care Act and Accountable Care Organizations evolve assure that quality treatment is delivered and practitioners’ and patients’ interests are protected.
Continue work toward full parity, elimination of formulary restrictions, and creative models of integration with primary care.
Utilize an APA based personalized homepage to enhance APA membership connection and involvement in areas of organizational, educational, and community interest.
Encourage DSM-5 use and modification to reflect the symptoms of psychiatric disorders and diagnostic concerns of clinicians. Collaborate with NIMH to transition from categorical to research based diagnoses.