Experts at NatCon 2016 said symptom severity measurements can fine-tune individual treatment, act as a linkage throughout a patient’s entire treatment plan into recovery, and provide important patient data.
Speaking at NatCon 2016 during the conference kickoff, Linda Rosenberg, president and CEO of the National Council for Behavioral Health, pointed out some telling comparisons between the perspectives of today and those of 2006.
Federal health leaders say Medicare has already met its goal with 30% of payments now tied to value-based models. Meanwhile, commercial insurers, health systems, employers and organizations have kept a similar pace.
Here's a roundup of 2015 earnings reports for Acadia, American Addiction Centers and Universal Health Services. Acquisitions and new growth after a potential change to the IMD exclusion were key issues.
February 22, 2016 | Gary A. Enos. Contributing Editor
In a move that expands on its initial vision, Recovery Centers of America (RCA) will officially enter the addiction treatment market on March 1 when New Jersey-based Lighthouse becomes Recovery Centers of America at Lighthouse.
While becoming an in-network provider is largely a financial decision, for many, it has become a marketing issue as well. Some wonder whether increased insurance coverage for American consumers will force the hand of providers who have long relied on self-...
In a particularly aggressive move, insurer Health Net is investigating several residential and outpatient treatment centers for alleged fraud in California, asking for documentation to prove certain practices were above board.