10/1/2015 -- Mental health/substance use organization letter (including NAPHS) to House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders on need for action on meaningful mental health reform
9/29/2015 -- NAPHS release: "NAPHS Applauds Passage of Senate Legislation (S.599) To Extend and Expand the Medicaid Emergency Psychiatric Demonstration Project"
8/31/2015 -- NAPHS comment letter on proposed Medicare hospital outpatient PPS/partial hospitalization program (OPPS/PHP) rates for CY16
8/5/2015 -- CMS final rule: "Medicare Program; Inpatient Psychiatric Facilities Prospective Payment System-Update for Fiscal Year Beginning October 1, 2015 (FY16)" (including IPF Quality Reporting measures)
10/2/15 -- SENATE PASSES NAPHS-BACKED LEGISLATION TO EXTEND AND EXPAND THE MEDICAID EMERGENCY PSYCHIATRIC DEMONSTRATION PROJECT.
►As of May 2015:
The Facility Guidelines Institute is new publisher for the Design Guide for the Built Environment of Behavioral Health Facilities.