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Help Prevent Medicare Reimbursement Cuts
Psychiatrists are facing significant Medicare reimbursement cuts before the end of the year. Urge your Senators to help prevent Medicare Reimbursement Cuts!

Increase Federally Funded Residency Positions
Psychiatry is facing a workforce shortage in the coming years. The Resident Physician Shortage Reduction Act would address the workforce shortage by ultimately, creating 14,000 new positions. Tell your lawmakers to support this bill!

Support the Collaborative Care Model
Tell your federal lawmakers to cosponsor HR 5218 the CoCM Act, which seeks to facilitate greater uptake of the Collaborative Care Model.


APA Political Action Committee

The APA Political Action Committee (APAPAC) supports Congressional candidates who have demonstrated a commitment to assuring the health and wellbeing of those suffering from mental health and substance use disorders. Contributing to APAPAC is a critical means for ensuring that the interests of psychiatrists and their patients is of paramount importance to members of Congress. Learn More

MSNJ Medical Action Committee

In representing all medical disciplines, THE MEDICAL SOCIETY OF NEW JERSEY (MSNJ) advocates for the rights of patients and physicians alike, for the delivery of the highest quality medical care. MSNJ Medical Action Committee (MedAC) enables MSNJ to protect physicians by supporting legislation that will advance the profession, as well as mount opposition against harmful legislation. MSNJ’s ultimate goal is to promote higher quality care for patients in New Jersey. Donate today to MSNJ’s MedAC and raise the voices of physicians to the New Jersey Legislature. AND, Join MSNJ today! Learn More

Congressional Advocacy Network

The Congressional Advocacy Network (CAN) was developed to train and energize a national network of psychiatrists who will commit to communicate and build personal relationships with their members of Congress and speak on behalf of APA on issues facing mental health care. Learn More

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