Tag: healthcare

  • How does Obama’s health care reform affect substance abuse treatment for Medicare patients?

    Co-Authored by: Jamie Felzer Medicare and addiction?  Do you typically think of these things as related? After the recent passage of Obama’s health care system reform, those utilizing Medicare and other government-sponsored systems will obviously be affected. Government sponsored substance abuse treatment A recent study on substance abuse treatment services for people with Medicare found […]

  • Rx for reform: Spend on addiction treatment now, save later.

    This was originally posted on takepart.com: The debate about healthcare reform is raging with democrats and republicans seemingly entrenched in their positions on different sides. The overall question is simple: How do we reduce the cost of healthcare in this country without negatively affecting the quality of it? US healthcare can be some of the […]