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Group of payers say they will adhere to evidence-based principles

November 8, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Contributing Editor
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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 builds continuum with new outpatient centers

September 21, 2017  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
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JourneyPure is focusing on launching new outpatient centers with expectations that the organization will have 13 centers operational by the end of the year.

Put some context around ACA numbers

August 25, 2017  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
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As lawmakers seek to stabilize the Affordable Care Act insurance marketplaces, the political rhetoric should be viewed in context.

Fact File: Payers do their part in opioid crisis

August 24, 2017  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
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A number of managed care organizations are pursuing programs to reduce opioid overprescribing Here are some of the most recent updates.

Can you count on IOP as a growth segment?

August 7, 2017  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
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Because of its flexibility and affordability, intensive outpatient is favored by payers and patients.

Sovereign: Federal agents acted in interest of insurance giants during ‘ridiculous’ raid

June 16, 2017  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
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Sovereign Health believes that federal agents were “acting in the interests of privately-held insurance giants," calling Tuesday's raid "Mickey Mouse" and "ridiculous."

TCEM: 5 things to know about fraud investigations

May 19, 2017  |  BHE Staff
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Attorney Anelia Shaheed recently spoke at the Treatment Center Executive & Marketing Retreat, highlighting critical information for every marketer and treatment center leader.

TCEM: Proving value will be the challenge for the future

May 18, 2017  |  BHE Staff
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At the Treatment Center Executive and Marketing Retreat, CEO Doug Tieman recommended that today’s treatment centers begin by prioritizing their revenue path and expansion strategies.

The in-network advantage

May 12, 2017  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
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Peter Schorr, CEO of Retreat Premier Addiction Treatment Centers, sees the benefits of going in-network

Florida responds to urgent opioid crisis

May 11, 2017  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
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There’s a mounting body of evidence describing the upward trend of the opioid crisis in Florida. Miami alone saw a staggering rise in services delivered related to opioid diagnoses.

Cigna reduces opioid prescribing by 12%

April 12, 2017  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
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Insurance giant Cigna recently reported that use of prescribed opioids has declined 12% among its member population in the past year, almost halfway along its previously announced goal to reduce opioid use by 25% over three years.

Fixing the psychiatrist shortage requires multifaceted solution

March 28, 2017  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
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It’s ironic that as demand grows for psychiatry services, the supply of providers is at a critical low, according to a new report from the National Council for Behavioral Health. Solutions include enhanced reimbursement and more use of telehealth.

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