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Opioid-related treatment approaches vary by region

June 14, 2017  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
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Data released this week by not-for-profit FAIR Health shows significant variation in treatment approaches for opioid-related diagnoses by location.

SAMHSA: Medication treatment for SUD increases significantly

June 12, 2017  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
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According to SAMHSA’s latest Behavioral Health Barometer, between 2011 and 2015, methadone use increased by 16%, and use of buprenorphine more than doubled.

A criminal justice service sector is emerging

June 8, 2017  |  Ron Manderscheid, PhD, Executive Director, NACBHDD and NARMH
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Today, our traditional four-sector service structure for behavioral health care is undergoing radical change. A criminal justice sector is emerging as a new fifth sector of care.

New bipartisan bill revisits IMD issue

June 7, 2017  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
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The Medicaid Coverage for Addiction Recovery Expansion (CARE) Act would allow Medicaid payment to residential addiction treatment facilities with up to 40 beds—an increase over the current 16 bed limit. It would also allow for treatment services for up to...

Need for buprenorphine demonstrated in Medicaid data

June 7, 2017  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
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A new brief from the Urban Institute shows that Medicaid programs nationwide have seen increases in buprenorphine prescriptions since the launch of the Affordable Care Act, but trends are higher in expansion states.

'Cruelty wrapped in a lie'

May 29, 2017  |  Ron Manderscheid, PhD, Executive Director, NACBHDD and NARMH
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I am outraged, simply outraged, by the administration’s proposed federal budget for 2018, released earlier this week. I believe that you are too.

Behavioral Healthcare Executive wins journalism award

May 26, 2017  |  BHE Staff
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Addiction Professional and Behavioral Healthcare Executive have earned three prestigious awards for excellence in journalism.

Seniors respond to depression treatment at home

May 24, 2017  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
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A pilot program for delivering treatment to seniors and their caregivers at home and in the patient’s primary language has been shown to reduce depression and anxiety, and improve quality of life.

Rumored gutting of ONDCP agenda does not materialize in president's budget plan

May 24, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Contributing Editor
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Most core functions of the Office of National Drug Control Policy, including oversight of the Drug-Free Communities Support Program, are preserved in President Trump's fiscal 2018 budget proposal.

NAATP: Consider emerging operational issues

May 23, 2017  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
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In the larger healthcare system, addiction providers have a unique position among the specialty segments. A panel of treatment center CEOs shared their insights on several emerging operational issues at the NAATP annual conference.

Defeating the legislative tsunami engulfing health reform

May 22, 2017  |  Ron Manderscheid, PhD, Exec Dir, NACBHDD and NARMH
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I recall not a single time in my entire career when behavioral healthcare, and healthcare in general, have been under greater siege than at present.

NAPHS names director of policy and regulatory affairs

May 17, 2017  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
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Scott Dziengelski, former law director for U.S. Rep. Tim Murphy of Pennsylvania, has been named director of policy and regulatory affairs for the National Association of Psychiatric Health Systems.

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