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Summit BHC acquires Cottonwood Tucson

February 14, 2018  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

Summit BHC announced its acquisition of Cottonwood Tucson, which adds 65 beds to the Summit portfolio and represents the organization’s second location in Arizona.

Add value to your bottom line

February 8, 2018  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor

From documenting the quality to making treatment accessible, providers explore ways to bolster their value proposition

How to avoid, manage bed bugs at your facility

February 2, 2018  |  Alicia Hoisington

Experts say remaining vigilant and proactive about bed bugs can make a world of difference for a problem that can easily get out of hand and become costly for residential providers.

Reimbursement to patients sidesteps providers

January 30, 2018  |  Jill Sederstrom

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.

Seaside expands in N.C. with Turning Point deal

January 30, 2018  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

Seaside Healthcare has acquired Turning Point Family Services, adding another four locations to its operations in North Carolina.

Pharos Capital buys autism provider

January 26, 2018  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

Pharos Capital Group, LLC announced its acquisition of Behavior Care Specialists, an autism treatment service provider based in Sioux Falls, S.D. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Composite index tracks behavioral health market

January 17, 2018  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

Merger and acquisition firm Mertz Taggart has launched a new Behavioral Health Composite index that will demonstrate the sector’s market performance and track trends over time.

New Directions acquires integrated healthcare management firm

January 16, 2018  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor

The deal will expand New Directions’ footprint to include 675 employees in nine states working with a network of more than 20,000 providers.

A clearer NAATP ethics code may shut some members out of organization

December 11, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Contributing Editor

The National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP) appears poised to make 2018 a signature year for weeding out unethical business conduct.

HIPAA requirements extend to outsourced work

December 11, 2017  |  Alicia Hoisington

Ensure vendors’ privacy protocols are up to standard, as treatment centers can be held liable for business associates’ health data privacy violations.

User perspective drives new Sunspire site design

December 8, 2017  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor

In building its newly launched website, Sunspire Health shifted its focus from traditional advertising and marketing to answering users’ questions about their treatment options. 

Advanced Recovery Systems goes in-network with Florida Blue

December 4, 2017  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida becomes third insurer to select Advanced Recovery Systems’ three Florida facilities as in-network treatment providers. 


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