The Addiction Policy Forum's Blueprints project is seeking to drive policy change at the state and local level.
October will mark the 10th anniversary of the enactment of the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act. The road to its implementation has been rocky, but ultimately worthwhile.
A commentary suggests that the Controlled Substances Act should be amended to allow some office-based physician practices to prescribe methadone for opioid dependence.
A measure that is being added to the Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS) will evaluate health plan members' risk of continued opioid use.
On Thursday, federal agencies announced their largest ever healthcare fraud enforcement action with 601 defendants charged for alleged fraud totaling an estimated $2 billion. Here’s the least you need to know.
A comprehensive opioid bill passed in the House on Friday. It would direct some of the $4 billion that Congress previously approved as part of a long-term spending deal.
The House passed a bill on Wednesday that would allow Medicaid to pay for treatment in inpatient facilities with more than 16 beds. However, it still imposes significant limitations.
A bill passed by the U.S. House and currently under consideration in the Senate would be the most significant effort to regulate sober living facilities at the federal level in recent memory.
The private, not-for-profit provider has been added to the insurer’s directory of behavioral health organizations that meet standards for care and commitment to continuous improvement.
Improvements in depression or anxiety without an apparent, sound reason can signal internal struggle is still ongoing.
The deaths of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain, combined with alarming new statistics on suicide rates in the U.S., show it is time to reassess our suicide prevention strategies.
Discovery South Bay Los Angeles will provide partial hospitalization, day treatment and intensive outpatient eating disorder treatment programs for adolescents and adults.
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