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Policy could eliminate insurance denials

Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

Senate Bill S2180, a sweeping access proposal, could put an end to utilization management review for behavioral health services in New Jersey.

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Senior populations change the dynamic

February 27, 2015     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

Even if you don't treat older adults right now, consider the sheer number of potential patients who really need care.

Northeast holds potential for AAC

February 26, 2015     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

American Addiction Centers has finalized a variety of expansions over the past few months and indicates growth potential in the Northeast.

Tight budgets push centers to consider managed care contracts

February 25, 2015     Donna Marbury

Knowing the true per patient cost is the only way for a program to evaluate whether it has adequate reimbursement coming in and whether it’s able to deliver a return on the payer’s investment....

What investors are looking for

February 20, 2015     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

If you have the right service offerings, demonstrated outcomes and future potential, you might be just what the investment community is looking for.

Quality group proposes 3 new depression measures

February 20, 2015     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

The National Committee for Quality Assurance has significant quality concerns for depression including under-diagnosis, under-treatment and lack of routine outcome monitoring.

Follow best practices in succession planning

February 17, 2015     Joanne Sammer

Executive departures are inevitable, but your organization doesn't have to flounder during the transition.

More insurers cover methadone treatment

February 17, 2015     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

Insurers made the decision to start covering methadone after talking to state officials who are concerned about the opioid epidemic in Massachusetts.

This Valentine's Day, love your coder

February 11, 2015    

With ICD-10 implementation scheduled to finally take place this October, there's no better time to show coders and billers appreciation.

Muir Wood director joins investors to acquire facility

February 9, 2015     Gary A. Enos, Editor

Muir Wood founder has teamed up with a small group of private investors to buy the residential and outpatient addiction and co-occurring disorders treatment organization from Constellation Behavioral Health...