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The stories are heartbreaking. Drug treatment in this country has become a $35 billion industry, opening the floodgates for a host of unscrupulous operators who prey on vulnerable individuals and families. With glossy brochures and prepaid plane tickets, so called “body brokers” lure people desperate for help with the promise of spa-like surroundings where they […]
Behavioral health care is changing rapidly and our leaders are rushing to catch up. Gone are the days when providers could perform a service, file a claim and get paid. Today’s funders are no longer paying for volume; they are paying for value. In many cases, this requires wholesale transformation of an agency’s administrative, billing […]
Alongside the most recent budget deal, Congress allocated $6 billion over the next two years to address the nation’s opioid epidemic. In response, 27 mental health and addiction groups, including the National Council, called on Congress to direct the money into nationally-recognized, evidence-based programs and practices. These programs and practices include: mental health and substance use block grants, the Certified [...]