CleanSlate's growth is driven by an emerging demand for medication-assisted treatment services as well as market opportunity. With backing from growth-equity fund Apple Tree Partners, the organization is primarily expanding through new center openings.
One of the largest referral sources for addiction treatment centers is the internet, and that channel could see some changes this year. It’s surprising that more healthcare leaders haven’t weighed in on net neutrality.
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.
Treatment centers must weigh costs and clinical needs when creating policies for patient drug testing. Meanwhile, investors are examining how drug testing fits in the greater scheme of profits and regulatory risks.