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Industry News
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
AATA Publishes Addiction Treatment Industry Regulatory Summaries for Washington and Pennsylvania »
The American Addiction Treatment Association (AATA) published regulatory summaries to support Washington and Pennsylvania-...
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
American Addiction Treatment Association (AATA) Presents the First Resource of its Kind »
The Patient Financial Responsibility Toolkit was  designed  to clarify the issues and offer practical solution...
5 hours ago
Trumpcare 3.0? Or Obamacare Repair? And the Reality of Repeal Now/Replace Later »
Harry Nelson, Esq. discusses the senate healthcare bill on KTLA 5 TV. View Story
5 hours ago
‘Urgent…alarming’ – but rehab investigator won’t be in thick of SoCal action any time soon »
A young woman, a recovering alcoholic, urged state senators last week to support a simple idea that seemed eminently logic...
5 hours ago
BioCorRx Announces First Addiction Treatment Center in South Florida to Implement Program »
BioCorRx Inc. (OTCQB: BICX) (the "Company"), a developer and provider of advanced solutions in the treatment of alcohol an...
5 hours ago
There’s a highly successful treatment for opioid addiction. But stigma is holding it back. »
“I’m sick of going to funerals.” If you ask Jordan Hansen why he changed his mind on medication-assisted treatment for opi...
Thursday, July 20, 2017
New DEA website launched to target gateway drug abuse in colleges »
Drug enforcement agents have launched a new website in a bid to crack down on illegal drug use by college students and sto...
Thursday, July 20, 2017
How Job Loss Can Lead to Drug Use »
In 2013, Kentucky, Rhode Island, and Nevada had some of the  highest rates of death  from opioid overdoses, an...
Thursday, July 20, 2017
People with Physical Disabilities Need Access To Treatment »
Treatment programs don’t often have the ability to accommodate people who use wheelchairs or other assistive devices, and...
Wednesday, July 19, 2017
As opioid epidemic grows, so does number of babies born addicted »
The I-Team looked into the most heartbreaking development of the opioid epidemic: tiny lives that begin drug dependent. R...
Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Murphy, Blumenthal Submit Comments To Federal Opioid Commission »
Officials admit there is no sure-fire solution to combating the deadly opioid crisis, but U.S. Sens. Richard Blumenthal an...
Wednesday, July 19, 2017
How a Reddit forum has become a lifeline to opioid addicts in the US »
Reddit  is a modern-day canary in the coal mine for the people of Appalachia – a region of the United States being d...
Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Gov. Scott Walker signs bills targeting opiate abuse, addiction »
Gov. Scott Walker signed a series of bills into law Monday, boosting a bipartisan agenda designed to combat ...
Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Shame's Impact On Addiction & Recovery »
Some experts believe that shame can be a resource in overcoming addiction while others think unresolved shame can fuel it....
Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Nurse devoted to battling city’s opioid crisis offers advice for parents with children who are addic »
Few people understand the anguish and agony of parents grappling with a child in the throes of drug addiction better than...
Monday, July 17, 2017
New health care draft boosts opioid crisis funding, still slashes Medicaid treatment »
After more than 60 experts — spanning from former White House health officials to respected doctors  — showed their...
Monday, July 17, 2017
Medicaid and the Opioid Epidemic: Enrollment, Spending, and the Implications of Proposed Policy Chan »
The United States is facing an unprecedented opioid epidemic. Read More
Monday, July 17, 2017
Herb Allen’s Sun Valley Retreat: Opioid Epidemic, Barry Diller, Bill Gates Take Center Stage »
Another day at  Sun Valley  and another round a panel discussions, with attention this year paid on this count...
Friday, July 14, 2017
A Tide of Opioid-Dependent Newborns Forces Doctors to Rethink Treatment »
Just 24 hours old, Jay’la Cy’anne Clay already was having a rough day. Read More
Friday, July 14, 2017
'Extreme' Opioid Use And Doctor Shopping Still Plague Medicare »
In Washington, D.C., a Medicare beneficiary filled prescriptions for 2,330 pills of oxycodone, hydromorphone and morphine...
Friday, July 14, 2017
The U.S. should rethink its entire approach to painkillers and the people addicted to them, panel ur »
To reverse a still-spiraling American crisis fueled by prescription narcotic drugs, a panel of experts advising the federa...
Friday, July 14, 2017
U.S. charges more than 400 people in health fraud schemes and opioid scams worth $1.3 billion »
A nationwide law enforcement push aimed at the opioid crisis netted more than 400 arrests nationwide, top federal official...
Friday, July 14, 2017
Doctors, Nurses Among Hundreds Charged With Defrauding U.S. Health Programs »
More than 400 people, including doctors and nurses, have been charged with defrauding  Medicare  and other fed...
Thursday, July 13, 2017
Hundreds ensnared in Justice Department health-care fraud crackdown on $1.3 billion in false billing »
A fake drug rehab in Palm Beach recruited addicts with gift cards, strip-club visits and even drugs, federal officials sai...
Thursday, July 13, 2017
VIDEO: Attorney General and HHS Secretary Joint News Conference Targets Healthcare Fraud »
Attorney General and HHS Secretary Joint News Conference Announce Prosecutions and Investigations into Healthcare Fraud V...
Thursday, July 13, 2017
Bring addiction treatment into mainstream care »
Before addressing the problem of drug addiction and how and where to treat it, two facts must be acknowledged. Read More
Thursday, July 13, 2017
Addiction treatment fraud – 412 arrested; Delray case cited »
U.S. Attorney Jeff Sessions just announced a major law enforcement crackdown on  operators of addiction treatment ce...
Thursday, July 13, 2017
How Patient Brokers Prey On Those In Need Of Treatment »
Patient brokering, a practice that involves receiving kickbacks for helping to enroll people in substance use disorder tre...
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Vt. treatment system lauded by ‘drug czar’ »
The White House “drug czar” on Monday praised Vermont — a pioneering state in the fight against opioid abuse — calling its...
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Opioid addiction rates up nearly 500 percent in 7 years »
The increase of Americans diagnosed with opioid addiction  continues to escalate dramatically , but a very low nu...
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Sessions to Unveil Health-Care Fraud Crackdown This Week, Sources Say »
Attorney General Jeff Sessions is poised to announce a major law enforcement action this week targeting health-care fraud,...
Tuesday, July 11, 2017
US ‘Drug Czar’ Praises Vermont For Expanding Addiction Treatment »
The nation’s “drug czar,” as he is often known, is in Vermont, as he studies states’ approaches to expanding access to add...
Tuesday, July 11, 2017
America has an alcohol problem »
America’s drug crisis has led to another tragic celebrity death. Only the drug crisis in this case isn’t the nation’s ...
Tuesday, July 11, 2017
One More Chance: New Rehab Program Treats Addicts at Home »
There’s a new type of program that allows substance abusers to receive treatment at the comfort and privacy of their homes...
Monday, July 10, 2017
Desperate for addiction treatment, patients are pawns in lucrative insurance fraud scheme »
Drug users, desperate to break addictions to heroin or pain pills, are pawns in a sprawling national network of insurance...

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