Working with Payers

Posted by Joanna Conti on Mar 29, 2019 in Working with Payers

The field of substance use disorder treatment is going through a period of tremendous upheaval.  Despite the high need for their services, 23% of addiction treatment providers in a small, informal study reported being concerned about their ability to remain in business.

Posted by Joanna Conti on Mar 19, 2018 in Working with Payers

As the number of overdose deaths continue to climb, one would think that every addiction treatment center in the United States would be busting at the seams. Instead, many centers are fighting for survival, and far too many are losing the battle.

Posted by Joanna Conti on Jul 20, 2016 in Working with Payers

Most addiction treatment and behavioral health providers know that major change is coming to the industry, but few are making the preparations necessary to take advantage of it. 

Posted by Joanna Conti on May 21, 2016 in Working with Payers

I've recently returned from the 2016 Health Datapalooza conference, where it was absolutely clear that substance abuse treatment payment models are going to change drastically in the next few years.