GAPP - Government Affairs and Public Policy

The Government Affairs and Public Policy (GAPP) team advocates for ACA members and the counseling profession on a range of issues, including Medicare reimbursement, portability, and school counseling funding.

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ACA Seeks to Improve Mental Health for Medicare Beneficiaries in a Sign-On Letter to U.S. House

by Danny Le | Dec 03, 2020
ACA is advocating to have the Mental Health Access Improvement Act of 2019 included in a House floor vote or end of the year package.

ACA is launching a targeted advocacy push for House leadership to have H.R.945, the Mental Health Access Improvement Act of 2019, included in a future House floor vote or in a potential end of the year package, to improve mental health for Medicare beneficiaries.

ACA, along with nine other national organizations from the Medicare coalition, has issued a letter to that effect along with supporting data.

We will keep you updated as things progress.

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