Addicted to Profits: Insurance Companies Adjust Coverage of Methadone Clinics – Daily Free Press (Subscription)

Addicted to Profits: Insurance companies adjust coverage of methadone clinics – Daily Free Press (subscription)


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Addicted to Profits: Insurance companies adjust coverage of methadone clinics
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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

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Boston to shutter drug treatment facility – Boston Globe

Boston to shutter drug treatment facility
Boston Globe
More than 400 opiate addicts in Boston who receive daily doses of methadone from a public clinic on Frontage Road will be steered to a for-profit facility by summer, health officials said. In a 6-to-1 vote last week, Boston's Board of Health decided to

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Fatal methadone overdoses soar in Kent County – WZZM

Fatal methadone overdoses soar in Kent County
WZZM
Would seem to make more sense to substitute medical marijuana for methadone to treat addicts. Methadone can be just as lethal as the drug for which it's being substituted. I saw far more economic and personal damage from alcohol than from pot during my …

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City’s methadone funds could cover broader addiction plan – Boston Globe

City's methadone funds could cover broader addiction plan
Boston Globe
The city clinic, on Frontage Road in the South End, has operated for 40 years, since methadone first won approval as a treatment for heroin addiction. Methadone reduces cravings for heroin and helps stave off withdrawal symptoms. The drug was a giant
BPHS proposes closing sole public methadone clinicDaily Free Press (subscription)
Boston officials looking to transfer operations of only city-run methadone clinicMassLive.com

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