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Reimbursement to patients sidesteps providers

January 30, 2018  |  Jill Sederstrom
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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.

Pennsylvania needs more than public health emergency

January 16, 2018  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
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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.

NAATP enforces ethical marketing standards

January 10, 2018  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
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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.

8 behavioral health trends for 2018

December 22, 2017  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
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In looking at the big picture in overall healthcare trends for the new year, several issues come to mind for behavioral health.

Ethics hearing an eye-opener for House committee

December 13, 2017  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
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Behavioral health experts offered critical details to congressional leaders about the ethical and legal concerns that have emerged in the addiction treatment industry.

Advanced Recovery Systems goes in-network with Florida Blue

December 4, 2017  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida becomes third insurer to select Advanced Recovery Systems’ three Florida facilities as in-network treatment providers. 

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."

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