It’s no secret that the healthcare industry is undergoing significant changes, and bracing for even more. Many of these changes are led by technology, such as EHRs and artificial intelligence. This new technology often leads to changes in industry and regulatory standards.
Ongoing issues, such as rising healthcare costs and the national opioid crisis, are also prompting their own changes, such as Medicare expansion and electronic prescribing requirements.
Major changes brought on by changing state and federal standards can be overwhelming, confusing, and frustrating for behavioral health and addiction treatment providers. So how do you do it? Here are some general tips to help keep you from falling behind.