September 13, 2016 | Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
Commercial health insurers paid treatment centers and other providers $445.7 million to treat plan members’ opioid dependence and abuse in 2015, demonstrating a 1,375% spending increase over five years.
It's going to be an especially heated debate season with high emotion among supporters on both sides. Clinton and Trump are sharply divided on a number of issues, including several that behavioral health leaders are watching.
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.
Following up on its announcement that it would consider dismissing violators of its ethics code from the association, the National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers has unveiled new complaint procedures.