The practice of sending insurance reimbursement for services directly to a patient, rather than the provider, significantly impairs a provider’s ability to collect the payment and ultimately could create access issues.
The treatment community says the governor's emergency declaration is a positive step but doesn't do enough to address long-term recovery and quality of care concerns.
Executive Director Marvin Ventrell says that NAATP is taking a bold step by making ethical business and clinical operations requisites of membership for the first time.
In looking at the big picture in overall healthcare trends for the new year, several issues come to mind for behavioral health.
Behavioral health experts offered critical details to congressional leaders about the ethical and legal concerns that have emerged in the addiction treatment industry.
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida becomes third insurer to select Advanced Recovery Systems’ three Florida facilities as in-network treatment providers.
Sixteen healthcare payers today announced a commitment to principles of addiction care derived from the Surgeon General's Report on Alcohol, Drugs and Health.
JourneyPure is focusing on launching new outpatient centers with expectations that the organization will have 13 centers operational by the end of the year.
As lawmakers seek to stabilize the Affordable Care Act insurance marketplaces, the political rhetoric should be viewed in context.
A number of managed care organizations are pursuing programs to reduce opioid overprescribing Here are some of the most recent updates.
Because of its flexibility and affordability, intensive outpatient is favored by payers and patients.
Sovereign Health believes that federal agents were “acting in the interests of privately-held insurance giants," calling Tuesday's raid "Mickey Mouse" and "ridiculous."
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