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How to counteract media bias against treatment centers

November 22, 2017     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

Mainstream media tends to be biased against providers, painting a grim picture of profiteering and exploitation. But Addiction Campuses found that some outlets are open to the real story of recovery.

The least you need to know about HHS nominee Azar

November 13, 2017     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

President Donald Trump is nominating Alex Azar as his choice to head the Department of Health and Human Services. Here is the least you need to know about the nominee.

Google policy is a work in progress

November 8, 2017     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

Ever since Google changed its policy on AdWords for addiction services, the treatment industry has wrestled with mixed feelings. However, it's important to remember that the policy is still evolving. 

Put some context around ACA numbers

August 25, 2017     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

As lawmakers seek to stabilize the Affordable Care Act insurance marketplaces, the political rhetoric should be viewed in context.

Trump, HHS believe we already have what we need to address opioid crisis

August 9, 2017     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

The Department of Health and Human Services basically told America that Trump is not planning to follow the urgent recommendation to declare a national state of emergency for the opioid crisis.

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.

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?

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