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Act Now to Increase Social Work Reimbursement!

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Thank you for your outreach last week to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) regarding their proposed cuts in reimbursement for clinical social workers (CSWs) participating in Medicare. More than 6,000 advocates contacted CMS and expressed their concern about the harmful impact to older Americans, and social workers, of these proposed cuts. We will be updating you soon on ... Read More »

Voice your opposition now to stop Social Worker payment cuts!

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September 25, 2019 The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has proposed two reductions in reimbursement for clinical social workers (CSWs) who are Medicare providers. These proposed cuts include a four percent cut in 2020 for code revisions or a seven percent cut in 2021 to increase reimbursement for evaluation and management (E/M) services which are provided by physicians, ... Read More »

Connecticut passes social work title protection bill

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  The Connecticut Legislation on June 5 passed a social work title protection bill that the National Association of Social Workers Connecticut Chapter had worked to achieve. The bill will protect the use of the title social worker to BSWs, MSWs and Doctorate degrees in social work. It grandfathered in municipal workers and exempted state agencies due to collective bargaining. Most ... Read More »

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

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This May is the 70th anniversary of Mental Health America establishing Mental Health Month. Each year Mental Health America, and its affiliates, dedicate the month of May to educate the community about the impact of mental illness on Americans. Since 1949, this event has created a place of understanding and support as well as provided resources for millions of individuals ... Read More »

NASW Mississippi Chapter calls for removal of Cindy Hyde-Smith from ballot for U.S. Senate

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The National Association of Social Workers, Mississippi Chapter is calling for the immediate removal of candidate Cindy Hyde-Smith from the ballot for the U. S. Senate. Hyde-Smith, a white Republican from Mississippi, was at a speaking engagement in Tupelo and responded to praise about her from host with “If he invited me to a public hanging, I’d be on the ... Read More »

Learn about NASW Press at CSWE’s Annual Program Meeting

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Learn more about what is going on at NASW Press at the  Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting on Nov. 8-11, 2018, in Orlando, Fla. NASW Press will and NASW Membership will share double booths 521 and 523 in the exhibit area. Feel free to drop by. NASW Press will be selling books at 10 percent discount with ... Read More »

NASW joins amicus brief supporting Philadelphia’s authority to prohibit discrimination against LGBTQ people in foster care program

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Voice for Adoption, The North American Council on Adoptable Children, The National Association of Social Workers, and The Child Welfare League of America yesterday filed an amicus brief supporting the City of Philadelphia’s authority to prohibit discrimination against LGBTQ individuals in its foster care program. Fulton, et al. v. City of Philadelphia, et al., pending in the US Court of ... Read More »

Meet NASW’s New CE Tracker

You’ve spoken, and we’ve listened. We’ve heard time and time again how hard it is to keep track of all the state mandated requirements for your license renewal, so we’ve created something that will make the process easier. Meet  CE Tracker. CE Tracker is an online tool developed to help you figure out exactly what you need to renew your social ... Read More »