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NAATP enforces ethical marketing standards

February 6, 2018  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
Executive Director Marvin Ventrell says that NAATP is taking a bold step by making ethical business and clinical operations requisites of membership for the first time.

Field leans on peers, but roles remain ill-defined

January 4, 2018  |  Alison Knopf, Contributing Writer
Persons with lived experience of addiction are taking on added importance in the substance use treatment community, given the urgency of the opioid crisis.

A clearer NAATP ethics code may shut some members out of organization

December 12, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
The National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP) appears poised to make 2018 a signature year for weeding out unethical business conduct.

Eliminate stigma from the inside out

November 27, 2017  |  Michael Weiner, PhD, MCAP
Do the ways in which professionals treat addiction cause much of the shame that patients experience?

Group of payers say they will adhere to evidence-based principles

November 8, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
Sixteen healthcare payers today announced a commitment to principles of addiction care derived from the Surgeon General's Report on Alcohol, Drugs and Health.

Local businesses can fuel community solutions in addiction

October 24, 2017  |  Rebecca Flood
It is time for communities to unite to counteract the emergence of poor-quality, profit-driven substance use treatment.

How's your work environment? Tell us in our Quality of Life Survey

September 6, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
Addiction Professional's third annual Quality of Life Survey will assess the factors affecting clinicians' job satisfaction.

State investigation of RCA prompts industry caution

August 31, 2017  |  Julie Miller and Gary Enos, Editors
As a whole, the treatment community remains concerned about public perception of addiction treatment centers.

Study examines opioid drug company payments to physicians

August 25, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
A new study finds that one in five family physicians accepted some form of drug company payment related to opioid pharmaceuticals.

NAATP guide will put ethical practices in writing

August 4, 2017  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
Behavioral health leaders are putting their heads together to create the forthcoming Addiction Treatment Provider Guidebook, which will serve as an educational tool for communities as much as a standards setting document for program operators.

Medicaid fraud propels a host of abuses in Philadelphia

July 6, 2017  |  David Sheridan
A scheme involving outpatient treatment programs and operators of substandard housing in Philadelphia resembles others around the country, highlighting the need for reform.

Florida lawmakers revive and adopt patient protection legislation

May 8, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
Adopted legislation that had appeared to be heading toward failure will crack down on patient brokering and other abuses in Florida's treatment and sober living communities.


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