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Why insurance hassles are only going to get worse

September 7, 2016     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

Here's yet another reason why you need to keep excellent documentation and thoroughly understand what's in your insurance contracts.

The least you need to know about Clinton’s mental health policy

August 30, 2016     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

Hillary Clinton released a mental health policy proposal Monday that includes a few noteworthy investments, such as the expansion of the Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic program.

Leaders seek avenues to work collaboratively

August 10, 2016     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

The number of new coalitions and collaborations that have popped up just in the past year or so is a sure sign of everyone’s passion to make changes in how addiction treatment is delivered and how it is reimbursed.

How CARA might help your bottom line

July 18, 2016     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

Experts have highlighted two key points in CARA that have the potential to impact a treatment center’s bottom line: midlevel buprenorphine prescribers and new grant money.

The least you need to know about the GOP plan to replace ACA

July 1, 2016     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.) unveiled the beginnings of a replacement for the Affordable Care Act. Here’s the least you need to know about it.

The least you need to know about Imodium overdoses

May 12, 2016     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

Emergency medicine specialists have noted a trend in fatalities related to misuse of Imodium by individuals who might be seeking to reduce opioid withdrawal symptoms or to produce an easy high.

Nominate leaders who raise the bar

May 5, 2016     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

The 2016 Behavioral Healthcare Champion Awards honor CEOs and executive directors of behavioral health organizations whose leadership, business achievements and professionalism inspire excellence. Submit your nomination by May 20!

It’s the best of times in behavioral health…maybe

May 3, 2016     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

Positive developments that bring new business opportunities also warrant cautionary tales for treatment center operators.

The least you need to know about the New Mexico epilogue

April 25, 2016     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

After years of wrangling, the fraud investigations of 15 New Mexico not-for-profit mental health treatment centers have been resolved. And by the way, there was no fraud.

The least you need to know about new CDC suicide data

April 22, 2016     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

After several years of consistent decline in suicide rates, the 1999 to 2014 timeframe shows an increase of 24%, according to new CDC data.

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Julie Miller has more than 14 years of experience observing, analyzing and reporting on various...