Comments at this week's National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers conference suggest that the problems that first convinced the association to strengthen its monitoring of members' practices have not vanished.
Panelists at the National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP) annual conference emphasized that even when insurers' violations of the parity law are successfully challenged, close monitoring of insurer behavior must continue.
The platitude of offering true customer service can sometimes be voided by the daily hustle and bustle associated with operational demands, industry changes and other entrepreneurial related barriers of success.
Despite harsh criticism for its plan, the Florida Department of Corrections intends to convert a community transition facility into office space, pledging to find treatment options for affected inmates elsewhere.
Rather than yet another study, the Cigna and ASAM research collaboration aims to leverage a trove of detailed claims data to identify the treatment variables that lead to optimal outcomes with lower costs.
Summit BHC opened its Twin Lakes Recovery Center in Monroe, Ga., a 55-bed residential treatment facility and its first location in Georgia. The organization also announced the opening of an outpatient program.