More on Medicaid Requirements

February 15, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

When they get sick with diseases related to substance use, they’ll avoid going to the doctor or hospital, until their illness is advanced and more extensive and expensive care is involved.

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To Mom, With Love- Your Addict Son

December 15, 2016 by Andy M

It was as if he were speaking my story- different people, same ending.

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What My Treatment Center Did Right

May 5, 2016 by Nadia Sheikh

Treatment is a formative time for a recovering addict—the ideas that seem to save us end up staying with us.

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It’s Cheaper, But is it Better?

January 25, 2016 by C. Scott McMillin

A former national insurance exec observed that when you work in healthcare management, most of your day is spent looking at columns of numbers.

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Medical Cannabis: A Review

August 27, 2015 by C. Scott McMillin

It may alter the nature of society’s challenges, and move them to other sectors of the economy, but I expect we’ll continue to have difficulties.

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August 6, 2015 by C. Scott McMillin

Those misconceptions are a principal reason so many Americans have become skeptical of the value of treating addictions at all.

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Politics, Money, and Addiction Treatment

February 19, 2015 by C. Scott McMillin

$85 million, or 64%, of the new money would go some place other than addiction treatment.

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The New Moralists

October 13, 2014 by C. Scott McMillin

“If you can’t measure something, you can’t do science with it, and in addictions, we just can’t measure things as well as we need to.”

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Addiction Treatment via US Healthcare System: The Downside

August 4, 2014 by C. Scott McMillin

The reality is that if we’d had to rely solely on the healthcare system, a lot of people who are in recovery today would simply never have made it.

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The More Things Change…

December 23, 2013 by C. Scott McMillin

Few clinicians believed that street crack addicts could succeed as outpatients, but the demand for residential care was never fully met because of, you know, budget considerations.

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