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Recovery support now has a place in Missouri state budget

July 17, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Contributing Editor
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Operators of recovery support services in Missouri for the first time have pushed successfully for a line item in the state's budget.

Policy advocate assisting states with comprehensive responses

July 10, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Contributing Editor
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The Addiction Policy Forum's Blueprints project is seeking to drive policy change at the state and local level.

Minimize business risk when patients leave against medical advice

June 26, 2018  |  Jill Sederstrom
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Patients who leave against medical advice put themselves at risk. Additional concerns for the treatment center could include liability for patient self-harm, overdose, suicide or injury from a lack of basic safety. Such risk can be minimized, however.

Tennessee bills regulate sober homes and marketing

May 30, 2018  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
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The Tennessee legislature has passed a bill allowing municipalities to require sober homes to post signage identifying their purpose, as well as a bill that cracks down on unscrupulous marketers.

National Council toolkit sets recovery housing standards

May 9, 2018  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
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The National Council for Behavioral Health and the National Alliance for Recovery Residences have collaborated on a guide to help states create recovery housing certification programs.

Be aware of the latest fraud schemes

April 27, 2018  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
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As prosecutors continue to shut down exploitive sober homes and treatment center operations, new schemes are emerging that you should be aware of.

GAO report finds haphazard approaches to overseeing recovery homes

April 24, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Contributing Editor
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A report based on reviews of five states finds a dearth of meaningful data about recovery housing, and a variety of approaches toward supporting and regulating the community.  

New Google policy aims for slow rollout

April 19, 2018  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
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The new Google AdWords policy requires a 12-measure certification process for advertisers, and officials say some of the finer details will emerge as the standards are put into everyday practice.

Calif. bill targets profiteering in addiction treatment, dialysis industries

March 29, 2018  |  Kaiser Health News
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A California lawmaker is seeking to rein in addiction treatment centers and dialysis providers accused of profiteering off vulnerable patients by collecting millions of dollars in inflated medical claims.

Ohio opioid tech challenge hits second stage

March 7, 2018  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
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The worldwide technology and innovation community is invited to propose solutions for addressing substance use and addiction in the second phase of Ohio project.

 

3 ways Generation Z will change healthcare

February 28, 2018  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
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Students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School are providing a remarkable glimpse into Generation Z, a population that could create enormous policy changes for healthcare in the coming years.

N.Y. governor cracking down on patient brokering

January 18, 2018  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has announced a campaign to raise awareness of patient brokering and provide a vehicle for reporting suspicious activity.

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