Announcements

  • This month NASW will join CSWA efforts in pursuing our goals for Medicare parity. The more the social work community is united on legislative goals that benefit all LCSWs and our patients, the more...
  • Here is an update on the Congressional effort to repeal the Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) reimbursement formula for Medicare through HR 2. Because HR 2 passed the House of Representatives, but not...
  • I know many of you have been hearing about changes to Medicare payments and the SGR, and you may be wondering what it all means for LCSWs. Given the fact that the 158-page bill, HR 1470, now HR 2,...
  • CSWA member and Government Relations Board Liaison, Margot Aronson has been by the National Association of Social Workers DC Metro Chapter to receive the 2015 Social Work Advocate of the Year. ...
  • The implementation of the Physician Reporting Quality System (PQRS) has been challenging for all LCSWs. The good news is that we have until February 28, 2015 to submit our QDCs to avoid a...
  • The implementation of the Physician Reporting Quality System (PQRS) has been challenging for all LCSWs. The good news is that we have until February 28, 2015 to submit our QDCs to avoid a...
  • The Clinical Social Work Association mission - Identity, Integrity, and Parity - guides our advocacy.  Click here to learn more about the CSWA's advocacy priorities for 2015.
  • The CSWA has provided legislative support and has been successful in getting 20 states strong licensure laws.  This can be achieved only with a good lobbyist, a strong effort from membership,...
  • The Clinical Social Work Association suggests changes to the way that clinical social workers are included as mental health providers in Medicare.  The 234,000 Licensed Clinical Social Workers (...
  • May 26, 2014 Dear CSWA Members, I hope you have all had a great Memorial Day. In response to requests from many members, an Excel chart of the 2014 PQRS Measures for LCSWs has been created. ...

Legislative Alerts

  • 05/08/2015 - 10:21pm
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     We were glad to note this month that NASW is joining us in pursuing our goals for Medicare parity. The more the social work community is united on legislative goals that benefit all LCSWs and our patients, the more successful we are likely to be.