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Government Helps Those Who Help Themselves

Monday, December 12, 2016,
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The California substance use treatment industry is under attack. An unsustainable California model, reimbursements that do not support the infrastructure required by the Department of Healthcare Services, the Joint Commission and insurance companies, direct payments to clients that are often uncollectable, and blatant mental health parity violations, what can a facility owner do? Fight.

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The New Normal? Avoiding Risk and Preparing for Growing Scrutiny of Addiction Treatment

Monday, December 5, 2016,
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Recent weeks have brought headlines of law enforcement crackdowns on addiction treatment: federal, state, and local raids on sober living and residential rehab operators, arrests, and charges of fraud or other misconduct.  National news also reflects a trend of growing federal and local law enforcement coordinating to prosecute fraud by laboratories, addiction treatment marketers, and others in the industry.  Is this the “new normal”?

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What Marketing Is and Is Not

Sunday, January 11, 2015,
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