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.
The New York Association of Addiction Services and Professionals and the Coalition for Behavioral Health on Thursday announced a partnership to boost their addiction treatment and behavioral health advocacy efforts.
Taking the reins from retiring National Association for Behavioral Healthcare president and CEO Mark Covall, new leader Shawn Coughlin is focused on managed care, outdated Medicare conditions of participation, workforce needs and more in 2020.
Last week's International Leadership Exchange in Washington energized leaders in the field to address the challenges of improving access to care and service accountability, and to undertake actions to engage all groups in the leadership of services.
There was universal agreement among panelists during a Sunday morning session at the National Conference on Addiction Disorders East about the benefits of harm reduction strategies. They prevent overdose deaths and the spread of infectious diseases…