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NCAD: The opioid crisis is a political football, and that’s not good

August 22, 2017  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
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It’s important for leaders in the industry to advocate for the disease of addiction rather than for the opioid crisis because resources are still quite scarce.

NCAD: Resources, not rhetoric, will combat the addiction crisis

August 17, 2017  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
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In the ongoing fight to combat the opioid crisis, lack of resources has become the biggest limitation to saving lives.

Sovereign looks for evidence of Health Net involvement in federal raids

August 16, 2017  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
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Sovereign Health has filed a motion with a district court to unseal federal search warrants related to the raid of several Sovereign Health locations that happened in June.

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

August 9, 2017  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
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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.

White House Commission misses recovery support

August 1, 2017  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
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The first report produced by a federal commission asks the president to declare a national state of emergency for the opioid crisis, while at the same time, it misses one obvious solution.

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.

Honor veterans through accessible healthcare and services

July 12, 2017  |  Patrick Gauthier
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With uncertainty looming over the future of the nation's healthcare, there are steps providers can take to meet the needs of veterans.

Drug maker agrees to stop selling Opana ER because of misuse

July 6, 2017  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
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Endo Pharmaceuticals on Thursday agreed to remove its long-acting Opana ER pain drug from the market, about a month after FDA requested that the company stop selling the product because of the growing incidents of misuse.

Senate tweaks won’t change big cuts to Medicaid

June 28, 2017  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
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Behavioral health leaders are pressing forward with their opposition, drawing a detailed picture of what healthcare would look like for individuals with mental health or substance use disorders if the Senate bill is implemented.

The least you need to know about the Senate healthcare bill

June 22, 2017  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
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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.

'Heartless' Senate bill slashes Medicaid, offers $2 billion in opioid funds

June 22, 2017  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
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President Trump said the Senate bill should have more “heart,” but industry experts reviewing the draft after its release today don’t believe it contains any heart at all. For one, the bill would end Medicaid expansion in 2020.

Federal agents search Sovereign Health

June 14, 2017  |  BHE Staff
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On Tuesday, federal officials executed search warrants at several California treatment centers operated by Sovereign Health as well as its San Clemente office.

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