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October 31, 2016

Insurer Will No Longer Require Preauthorization for Opioid Addiction Treatment

The health insurance company Cigna will no longer require doctors to get preauthorization before prescribing opioid addiction medications, USA Today reports. Until now, Cigna has required […]
October 28, 2016

New Smartphone App Helps Doctors Treat Opioid Addiction

The recent push to get more patients access to medication assisted treatment (MAT) for opioid addiction, and more doctors trained to provide it, is now going […]
October 28, 2016

Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (MHPAEA)

Millions of Americans with mental health or substance use disorders, including individuals participating in the Medicaid program do not have adequate insurance protection against the costs […]
October 25, 2016

OVERCOMING RECOVERY CHALLENGES DURING THE HOLIDAY SEASON

Montgomery, AL– The Holiday season is vastly approaching. This is a time for spending time with family, exchanging gifts, and spreading love. However, this can be […]
October 24, 2016

Stay Safe This Halloween

Halloween is a time when ghosts and goblins of all ages go out to play. Before your night turns dark and stormy, keep this in mind: […]
October 24, 2016

Presidential Proclamation — National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, 2016

NATIONAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS MONTH, 2016 – – – – – – – BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION The physical […]
October 24, 2016

Halloween warnings about Ecstasy spook parents

Parents across the country may have been spooked by warnings spread through social media in recent days, raising fears that Ecstasy tablets could be mistaken for […]
October 24, 2016

How Domestic Violence Affects Child Custody in Alabama

Domestic violence is an act that, like skipping stones into a pond, leaves ripples in its wake. But what’s left behind isn’t puddles of water; it’s […]
October 18, 2016

Violence: Domestic: Domestic Violence at Work

Domestic violence affects the workplace in numerous ways. Domestic violence, when it spills over into the workplace, can lead to increased absenteeism, turnover, higher health care […]
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