Legislation and Advocacy

The Clinical Social Work Association is committed to monitoring and working on legislative issues that can affect your clinical practice. For more details, review the latest legislative alerts and The Aware Advocate. This information is constantly changing so be sure to check this site frequently to stay updated on the latest legislative activities.

Legislative Alerts

  • 03/27/2015 - 11:00am

     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, Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA), was created last week and released yesterday, this preliminary analysis of the bill should not be considered complete. More information will be coming but this will give you a summary of what HR 2, will and will not do, if passed.