Addicted to Profits: Insurance Companies Adjust Coverage of Methadone Clinics

Addicted to Profits: Insurance companies adjust coverage of methadone clinics
With lives at stake, methadone clinics play an integral role in treating opiate addicts. However, the actions of city and state government, insurance companies and private equity firms may impose financial difficulties on patients seeking opiate addiction treatment. Last month, Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick declared opiate abuse a public health emergency in Massachusetts, citing potent […]
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Ex-clinic owner appeals in pain pill case
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A Louisiana businessman convicted of distributing oxycodone and methadone pills in eastern Kentucky will get a chance to argue for his freedom before a federal appeals court. The U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati has set a June 18 hearing date for 48-year-old Michael D. Leman of Slidell, La. A jury in Lexington convicted Leman in 2011 of using medical clinics …
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