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04 Mar Effective Documentation For Greater Authorization

Effective Documentation for Greater Authorization Meeting the administrative demands of utilization review (UR) is complex, can significantly muddle administrative processes, and generate additional operating costs to your treatment facility. Regardless, engaging in UR and pre-authorization processes are non-negotiable requirements for working with insurance companies. Unfortunately, an...

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18 Jan Humana IOP H-code

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Humana IOP H-code In May of 2016, Humana informed that they would no longer accept the Chemical Dependency HCPCS code H0015 for IOP claims because it was considered a “Medicare” code.  It had been explained that this policy became effective in January of 2016 and from...

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06 Jan Networking in Behavioral Health

Networking is an essential part of the behavioral health industry. This provides treatment centers and other services an avenue to unify and create lasting partnerships that are mutually beneficial. In this article we are going to cover some key aspects of networking. Creating a positive...

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12 Dec Toxicology in the Behavioral Health Industry…

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] What is happening with Toxicology in the Behavioral Health Industry? Toxicology in the behavioral health industry is under harsh scrutiny largely influenced by many unethical testing practices, some laboratory companies exploiting the industry for financial gains, fraudulent testing practices, testing without clinical or medicinal rationale, insufficient...

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22 Jul Breast Cancer and Alcohol Use

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Breast cancer probably isn’t the first form of cancer that comes to mind when you consider the link between alcohol use and cancer, but studies have consistently been showing a strong link between heavy alcohol use and breast cancer—especially in women. One recent study conducted...

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