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Midlevel practitioners help workforce shortage in psychiatry

July 19, 2017  |  Brian Albright
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Nurse practitioners, physician assistants and other midlevel providers can help expand the availability of psychiatric services.

Integrity House part of partnership to manage N.J. medical center

July 18, 2017  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
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Integrity House and two partner organizations will expand and manage services at Bergen Regional Medical Center, the largest hospital in New Jersey.

BREAKING: Senate GOP leaders weigh straight ACA repeal after healthcare bill collapses

July 18, 2017  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
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With a lack of votes necessary to pass their proposed healthcare reform legislation, Senate Republican leaders mull pursuing a straight repeal of the Affordable Care Act.

Salute to four courageous senators

July 18, 2017  |  Ron Manderscheid, PhD, Exec Dir, NACBHDD and NARMH
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A handful of Republican senators stood up for the American people and derailed health reform legislation proposed by the GOP leadership that can only be characterized as possibly the worst legislation in more than a century.

Safety Net Health Plans take diverse approach to opioid crisis

July 17, 2017  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
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The Association for Community Affiliated Plans has released a report analyzing initiatives to combat the opioid crisis being implemented by five Safety Net Health Plans it represents.

Largest takedown in history halts opioid diversion, brokering, kickbacks

July 14, 2017  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
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On Thursday, federal officials announced a massive enforcement action that involved charging 412 people, including some from addiction treatment centers.

Drug courts aim to broaden their scope

July 12, 2017  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
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There are about 3,000 drug courts in the United States, and as the number increases, experts say the models must become broader in scope as well as more nuanced in interactions with program participants.

Honor veterans through accessible healthcare and services

July 12, 2017  |  Patrick Gauthier
blog

With uncertainty looming over the future of the nation's healthcare, there are steps providers can take to meet the needs of veterans.

US HealthVest opens psychiatric hospital in Washington

July 11, 2017  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
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US HealthVest has announced the opening of Smokey Point Behavioral Hospital, a 115-bed psychiatric hospital in Marysville, Wash., that offers inpatient and outpatient care.

Tapestry deal fits in Pyramid’s growth plan

July 7, 2017  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
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Pyramid Healthcare, which operates facilities in three states, has acquired Tapestry Eating Disorder Services of Western North Carolina. The deal adds two locations to the portfolio.

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Salute to four courageous senators

July 18, 2017     Ron Manderscheid, PhD, Exec Dir, NACBHDD and NARMH

A handful of Republican senators stood up for the American people and derailed health reform legislation proposed by the GOP leadership that can only be characterized as possibly the worst legislation in more than a century.

Honor veterans through accessible healthcare and services

July 12, 2017     Patrick Gauthier

With uncertainty looming over the future of the nation's healthcare, there are steps providers can take to meet the needs of veterans.

7 interesting things about Florida’s marketing application and why it matters to everyone

July 5, 2017     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

Florida's new license application for addiction-treatment marketing-service providers appears to be pretty thorough. See what you think.

How Florida is setting a precedent for ethics

June 30, 2017     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

Florida is now setting a precedent for other states with Gov. Rick Scott signing a comprehensive bill this week that will aim to reduce unethical practices in the addiction treatment business.