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Things you never expected from ACA

Jill Sederstrom

Behavioral providers are often left with questions as they try to navigate a new world of healthcare under the Affordable Care Act.

How to monitor prescription drugs

Brian Albright

Mandated or not, use of monitoring programs can curtail doctor shopping, which is why pressure has mounted on Missouri to establish a program.

BREAKING: The least you need to know about the Supreme Court ruling

Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

Nothing has changed. If you accept Medicaid payment or commercial insurance at your treatment center, all is status quo.

American Psychiatric Association response

Saul Levin, MD, MPA

APA in response says doctors should rest assured that the DSM-5 is and will continue to be the guiding document.

Your role in hepatitis C treatment

Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

With new prescription drugs offering a high cost but effective cure for hepatitis C, the context of screening and treatment has changed considerably.

How states manage hepatitis C drugs

Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

Authors say there is no justification for withholding hepatitis C treatment for individuals who use injected drugs, and yet, a majority of states restrict access for that population.

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Valley Hope names new CEO

July 2, 2015     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
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Pat George is replacing long-time CEO Ken Gregoire, who retired on July 1, after 38 years of service to Valley Hope in various roles.

How states manage hepatitis C drugs

July 1, 2015     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
news

Authors say there is no justification for withholding hepatitis C treatment for individuals who use injected drugs, and yet, a majority of states restrict access for that population.

Uptick in employee drug use signals greater tolerance

July 1, 2015     Julia Brown
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While drug testing strategies are all over the map, there’s not any one organization that is doing it just right. Experts say it’s important for organizations to design a plan and stick to it.

NAMI calls for Huckabee apology

June 30, 2015     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
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Talking about the recent Supreme Court rulings, Huckabee commented on a radio show that Justice John Roberts "needs medication for schizophrenia."

‘Balancing’ no longer required

June 30, 2015     James M. Hunt, AIA
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The word “balancing” to me implies compromise that may sacrifice one desired result to enable meeting other criteria.

Annual design showcase brings balancing act to light

June 29, 2015     Julia Brown, Associate Editor
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Our expert panel weighs in on industry trends and balancing safety measures with the use of contemporary aesthetics in our annual Design Showcase.

New player Convalo wants sober to be sexy

June 29, 2015     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
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With three acquisitions so far, Convalo Health International projects to see $50 million in revenue by the end of 2015.

Your role in hepatitis C treatment

June 29, 2015     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
article

With new prescription drugs offering a high cost but effective cure for hepatitis C, the context of screening and treatment has changed considerably.

American Psychiatric Association response

June 26, 2015     Saul Levin, MD, MPA
article

APA in response says doctors should rest assured that the DSM-5 is and will continue to be the guiding document.

The Supreme Court has decided in favor of the American people

June 25, 2015     Ron Manderscheid, PhD
blog

This Court decision is a great victory for social justice. It is essential that the poor and near poor have access to health coverage. Such coverage, with sliding subsidies, has been made available through ACA.

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‘Balancing’ no longer required

June 30, 2015     James M. Hunt, AIA

The word “balancing” to me implies compromise that may sacrifice one desired result to enable meeting other criteria.

The Supreme Court has decided in favor of the American people

June 25, 2015     Ron Manderscheid, PhD

This Court decision is a great victory for social justice. It is essential that the poor and near poor have access to health coverage. Such coverage, with sliding subsidies, has been made available through ACA.

Telehealth can be applied for substance use disorders

June 25, 2015     Marlene Maheu

Behavioral telehealth is considered by many to be the “next big thing.” Now is the time to get informed.

BREAKING: The least you need to know about the Supreme Court ruling

June 25, 2015     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

Nothing has changed. If you accept Medicaid payment or commercial insurance at your treatment center, all is status quo.