Samhsa Releases Second Part 2 Final Rule in Major Update

LEXINGTON Not only is the opioid crisis straining the resources of our healthcare system, but the increasing need for treatment

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A Checkup on Medicaid and Behavioral Health Services

It has been a long time coming, but on March 30, 2016, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (“CMS”)

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Women and Substance Abuse

LOUISVILLE Just as gender plays a role in risk factors for disease and medical treatment options, it also plays a

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Kentucky’s Amended Pill Mill Law

Kentucky’s troubled history with the abuse of prescription medication is no secret. Recent legislation hopes to reduce access to prescription

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When Physicians Become the Patients

LOUISVILLE As health professionals, you know Kentucky is suffering from a substance abuse epidemic, particularly when it comes to opioids.

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Kentucky’s New Pill Mill Law

On July 20, 2012, new laws became effective that will impact every physician practicing in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. These

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The Perils of Prescribing Controlled Substances

As the Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure’s (KBML) implementing regulations for House Bill 1 are now effective on an emergency

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