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From our friends at Treatment Magazine

When the CEOs of the nation’s two largest addictions treatment enterprises, on the for-profit side Andy Eckert of CRC Health Corp. and on the non-profit side Mark Mishek of Hazelden, step up with strong views on what they see as the limited prospects for growth on the residential/inpatient side, it’s certainly time for the rest of the industry to sit up and take notice,In a wide ranging interview with Treatment Magazine in early December, CRC’s Andy Eckert made clear that the payors were pretty much fed up with what they see as an increasing revolving door when it comes to primary care residential treatment. “The commercial insurers do not see value in terms of better outcomes in spending money funding endless residential primary care experiences,” says Eckert, pointing out that payors have recently approached CRC about starting a number of IOP and PHP programs linked to the detoxification and maintenance services delivered at CRC’s nationwide network of opiate specialty clinics, now by far the largest after CRC’s $58M deal to acquire the 22 Northeast opiate centers of Boston-based Habit OPCO.

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About Jeffrey Lynne

Jeffrey C. Lynne is a South Florida native, representing individuals and business entities relating to licensing, accreditation, regulatory compliance, business structure, marketing, real estate, zoning and litigation pertaining to substance abuse treatment facilities and sober living residences. Mr. Lynne has been recognized across the region as a leader in progressive public dialogue about the role that substance abuse treatment has within our communities and the fundamental need and right to provide safe and affordable housing for those who are both in treatment for addiction and alcoholism as well as those who are established in their recovery.

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