Probuphine implants provide a constant, low-level dose of buprenorphine for six months in patients who are already stable in treatment, but cost could be a concern.
A group of addiction treatment centers in California is launching the Addiction Treatment Advocacy Coalition, a not-for-profit entity that aims to drive parity enforcement and improved coverage of addiction services by insurance companies.
Telemental health is an emerging alternative for rural and underserved populations, but it remains an imperfect solution.
Summit BHC has added five properties to its portfolio in the last five months, including its latest: Willingway Hospital in Georgia.
Foundations Recovery Network opens Foundations Detroit to provide integrated outpatient treatment for substance abuse and co-occurring mental health issues.
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.
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The Bridges of America re-entry program in Broward County will refer clients to another Bridges facility, allowing the DOC to move ahead with plans to repurpose the center’s space.
Mobile health has changed so quickly that what was visionary a few years ago is considered outdated today. And new features have emerged that no one could have imagined until now.
Solid Landings already has closed some homes in Costa Mesa, California, and has pledged to be completely out of the city within the next three years.
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.
The Crisis Intervention Center brings statewide telephonic crisis intervention, care management and mobile response team activation/coordination to Louisiana with Crisis Response Network.
Two longtime behavioral healthcare providers unveil new names to highlight refocused efforts.
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.
UnitedHealth and its Florida affiliate filed a $50 million federal lawsuit against several testing labs, treatment centers and individuals, alleging financial kickbacks, fraud and other complaints.
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.
CEO Philip Eaton has seen an evolution in attitudes toward behavioral health as well as new opportunities to serve the changing needs of patients.
Mental health and substance abuse treatment service providers are under new competitive pressures that are forcing them to address business and operational challenges in ways that they haven’t before.
In the ever-changing healthcare field, executive leaders must embrace technology and respond to the needs of patient populations.
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