2019 Testimony on Parity

TESTIMONY IN FAVOR OF H.B. 7125 AN ACT CONCERNING PARITY FOR MENTAL HEALTH AND SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER BENEFITS, NONQUANTITATIVE TREATMENT LIMITATIONS, DRUGS PRESCRIBED FOR THE TREATMENT OF SUBSTANCE USE DISORDERS, AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE SERVICES. Good Afternoon. My name is Shaukat Khan. I am a psychiatrist and president of the Connecticut Psychiatric Society, an organization representing […]

Medication Assisted Treatment

Referred to Committee on INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE Introduced by:    (INS) AN ACT ESTABLISHING MEDICATION-ASSISTED TREATMENT COVERAGE REQUIREMENTS. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened: Section 1. (NEW) (Effective January 1, 2021) For the purposes of this section and section 2, of this act:  (1) “Health carrier” […]

Resources for the Public

What is a Psychiatrist? A psychiatrist is a physician who specializes in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of mental illnesses and emotional problems.  Because of extensive medical training, the psychiatrist understands the body’s functions and the complex relationship between emotional illness and other medical illnesses.  The psychiatrist is thus the mental health professional and physician […]

Resources for Psychiatrists

ATTN: NOTIFICATION TO PRACTITIONERS OF NEW REQUIREMENTS CONCERNING THE CONNECTICUT PRESCRIPTION MONITORING SYSTEM (CPMRS) Click here to view the notice from the Department of Consumer Protection. CPT Coding Changes for For Psychiatrists Effective January 1, 2013, there will be many changes to the CPT Codes used by psychiatrists. Claims submitted after that date are likely […]

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Advertise With The Connecticut Psychiatric Society Newsletter Advertising: The Conencticut Psychiatric Society produces a newsletter,  Connecticut Psychiatrist, for its membership, which includes articles on the practice of psychiatry, legislative updates, programming, news from the APA and other mental health groups, and other information of interest to psychiatrists practicing in Connecticut. Display advertising is available in […]

Helpful Links

Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law American Association of Directors of Psychiatric Residency Training American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology American College of Psychiatrists American Psychiatric Association Association for Academic Psychiatry […]