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NIATx eNews Update

October 2011

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New! Promising Practices to Increase Reimbursement

In the first round of NIATx-SI: Business Practices for the Future, Fee-for-Service, treatment providers from around the country worked on one of three aims: to create a billing system, improve an existing billing system, or increase contracts with third-party payers. Check out the new Promising Practices that share lessons they learned over the course of the one-year project.

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NIATx Success Story - Spectrum Health Systems, Inc.

At the Lincoln Street Opioid Treatment Program, clients completing the Inpatient Program (detox) were not continuing services to the Outpatient Program. The change team set a goal to increase referrals from Inpatient to Outpatient by 65%.

Read Spectrum's Story.

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Please tell us about the SPREAD and DIFFUSION of NIATx

CSAT, through a contract with JBS International, Inc., is looking for information to assess the spread and diffusion of NIATx beyond formally sponsored and funded NIATx projects.

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Subscribe to the NIATx Blog: Insight and Inspiration from the NIATx team

NIATx joins the blogosphere with the new NIATx blog—latest resource we're offering to help you implement and sustain change in your organization. The NIATx blog brings you tips and information from our team of process improvement experts. Don't just visit the blog—take part! The discussion will be as lively as you make it. We look forward to hearing from you!

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New NIATx Project Builds on Advancing Recovery

In a new NIATx project, the Medication Research Partnership, 12 addiction treatment centers in Pennsylvania and Aetna Behavioral Health will use the Advancing Recovery systems change model to increase the number of patients receiving medication-assisted treatment for alcohol or opioid dependence.

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NIATx at the Addiction Health Services Research Conference

NIATx staff presented on October 4 at the Addiction Health Services Research Conference 2011: Service Integration: From Client to Organization to Funding Agencies held at George Mason University in Fairfax, VA.

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Latest NIATx Publications

NIATx researchers share their study results in several recently-published articles.

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Upcoming Events & Presentations

October 13, 2011 Business Operations for Behavioral Health Collaborative Webinar
October 19-20, 2011 NIATx Change Leader Academy
October 20, 2011 Business Operations for Behavioral Health Collaborative Webinar
October 27, 2011 Business Operations for Behavioral Health Collaborative Webinar
June 19–22, 2012 2012 SAAS Conference and NIATx Summit
  • New Orlenans, LA

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