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FAIR INSURANCE COVERAGE:  IT'S THE LAW:  “Parity Poster” Helps Patients Report Unfair Insurance Practices


The Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (MHPAEA) is clear that patients with a mental illness, including a substance use disorder, should no longer be discriminated against by insurers.  But do you know what constitutes a violation?  We believe that patients who know their rights are better equipped to protect their rights. 


That’s why the American Psychiatric Association and the Arizona Psychiatric Society have created a new tool to support parity enforcement: a poster titled, “Fair Insurance Coverage: It’s the Law.”  This Poster is available for you to download for printing now.  


The Arizona Psychiatric Society (APS) is a district branch of the American Psychiatric Association, a medical specialty society recognized worldwide.  The objectives of the Arizona Psychiatric Society are to continuously improve the ability of its members to provide quality psychiatric services to persons in need and their families.  The Society strives to promote the welfare of all those with mental illness and to foster the medically-based principles of psychiatry.

If you are a licensed psychiatrist in the State of Arizona interested in joining the Arizona Psychiatric Society, please CLICK HERE to obtain more information and to complete the online application to the American Psychiatric Association and the Arizona Psychiatric Society.   The Arizona Psychiatric Society and the APA are dedicated to promoting the highest quality care for patients and advocating for psychiatrists and their profession. 


New or renewing members, visit the APA website for more information on membership. 

Current APS members, the deadline for paying APA membership dues each calendar year is December 31st, with grace period to March 31st of the dues year.  Log-in to your APA account to pay your dues today.