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The least you need to know about the Senate healthcare bill

June 22, 2017     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

Whether the Senate version of health reform policy that was released as a draft today is a viable option will be decided by Congress as early as next week. Here is the least you need to know.

What will stop patient brokering?

May 26, 2017     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

We know catching the bad guy is too little too late—the patient has already been hurt by then. Maybe the real investment should be in educating the public with an unprecedented campaign.

4 questions we should be asking the White House

May 15, 2017     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

President Trump and HHS Secretary Tom Price have identified three excellent priorities—childhood obesity, mental illness and the opioid epidemic—but their actions seem to be counterproductive. What do you think?

The least you need to know about McCance-Katz

April 25, 2017     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

President Trump nominated psychiatrist Elinore McCance-Katz for a new assistant secretary position, but some wonder if she will transform SAMHSA's accountability as envisioned.

Addiction is still a bipartisan issue

April 20, 2017     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

I am reassured that addiction remains a bipartisan issue, which is vitally important in our national dialogue today.

Why you need to be concerned about the next drug czar

April 12, 2017     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

Behavioral healthcare stakeholders might have a reason to drop what they’re doing—right now—and get on the phone to anyone in Washington who will listen.

The least you need to know about the repeal and replace bill

March 7, 2017     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

Everyone’s talking about the healthcare bill House Republicans released Monday night. Here’s the very least you need to know.

The least you need to know about buprenorphine and PDMPs

March 3, 2017     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

In the fragmented healthcare system, prescription drug monitoring programs might be valuable in avoiding opioid prescription fills for buprenorphine patients.

Open your eyes to ethical issues

March 1, 2017     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

For the future, one of the most pressing questions to ask will be how industry leaders might separate malice from ignorance.

How to follow the money in ACA repeal and replace

February 1, 2017     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

Future healthcare policy will undoubtedly be driven by cost, whether it’s the Trump administration’s anticipated replacement for ACA or the iterations of adjustments down the road.

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