Drug Treatment and the Affordable Care Act: Will it Work?Now that the new health law requires Medicaid and Medicare to cover treatment for substance abuse, will the way we currently treat addiction be able to keep up?
Howard Josepher, CEO of Exponents says first, the medical and legal community is going to have to start treating drug abuse like a chronic condition; not a coercive, criminal punishment.

Drug Treatment and the Affordable Care Act: Will it Work?

Now that the new health law requires Medicaid and Medicare to cover treatment for substance abuse, will the way we currently treat addiction be able to keep up?

Howard Josepher, CEO of Exponents says first, the medical and legal community is going to have to start treating drug abuse like a chronic condition; not a coercive, criminal punishment.

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Demand for Addiction Services Could Double in 2014
A surge in the number of drug and alcohol addiction patients could soon overwhelm doctors as the Affordable Care Act (a.k.a. the health care reform law, or ACA) is fully implemented. In 2014, between 3 million and 5 million addicts will become eligible for insurance coverage.
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Demand for Addiction Services Could Double in 2014


A surge in the number of drug and alcohol addiction patients could soon overwhelm doctors as the Affordable Care Act (a.k.a. the health care reform law, or ACA) is fully implemented. In 2014, between 3 million and 5 million addicts will become eligible for insurance coverage.

To read more, click here.