Advocacy

The Maryland Psychiatric Society (MPS) serves as the voice of psychiatry for Maryland’s general public, provider and consumer organizations and the Maryland General Assembly. Through its advocacy, the MPS educates the public about mental health policy, psychiatry and successful treatment options. Advocacy initiatives encompass the legislative/regulatory, political, psychiatric practice and communications arenas.

Current Issues

Hope Act of 2017

Allmond Case

PLEASE HELP – Cases needed for two APA initiatives

Insurance Company Mergers & Network Adequacy

APA Coordinates Advocacy on Psychologists

Permanent SGR Fix Negotiations

APA and MPS Advocate for Network Adequacy