Lifting current training and prior authorization requirements around the prescribing of medication for opioid use disorder is among the recommendations in a medical panel's report on combating OUD and infectious diseases.
Brian Smart, MD, has been named medical director for the Washington state facilities operated by Northpoint Recovery, which provides residential and outpatient treatment in Washington and Idaho.
New Medicare billing codes that took effect Jan. 1 govern the health behavior assessment and intervention (HBAI) services that psychologists deliver for patients with physical health issues.
A newly published case report illustrates how the lung illness that has been associated with e-cigarettes use can easily be misdiagnosed as another condition.
Harvard University researchers suggest that sadness, more than any other negative emotions, triggers cravings for addictive substances.