Medication assisted treatment allows the patient to regain a normal state of mind, free of drug-induced highs and lows.
Yes, we accept most insurance plans including Medicare and Medicaid.
Yes, we accept Medicare and Medicaid.
Yes, patients are responsible for all co-pays and deductibles associated with their insurance plans.
Every insurance plan is different. Your insurance plan will be billed for the doctor/ nurse practitioner services provided and for any counseling sessions that you attend. The office visit does not cover the cost of the medications.
Every insurance plan is different. Often, it is difficult to know how much your medication will cost when you go to the pharmacy. Specialists cannot guarantee that your pharmacy will provide you your medication without a prior authorization.
Patients may be denied service if they have a balance on their accounts. Full payment is due at the time of service.
Payment may be made with a credit card or cash. Checks are not accepted.
At all appointments, you will see the medical provider and participate in a group counseling appointment. Most appointments run 90 minutes.
In the first 4 months of treatment, patients are expected to have an appointment twice a month. If the patient achieves compliance with the program, they will "graduate" to monthly appointments. The frequency of appointments is at the discretion of the medical providers.
Compliance means that the patient is attending their appointments, remaining free of illicit substances, and participating in counseling.
Yes, Specialists Medication Assisted Treatment offers individual and group counseling. In addition, we have relationshiops with providers who can offer intensive outpatient (IOP) and case managers for patients requiring more attention.
Specialists Medication Assisted Treatment recognizes that patients may have barriers (i.e., childcare, court appearances, ect.) to treatment that may preclude full participation. Patient needs are evaluated, and an individualized plan of care will be instituted to accomodate patients with barriers to treatment.
Specialists Medication Assisted Treatment is not in the business of punishing patients. We are here to help. Patients will be held accountable for their actions. You will continue to work with our medical and behavioral providers to achieve a meaningful recovery free of illicit substances.
Patients with substance use disorders don't always have easy access to psychiatric services, so at Specialists Medication Assisted Treatment we do treat psychiatric comorbidities such as anxiety, depression, PTSD, and bipolar disorder. Therapies include counseling and management with medications.
Specialists provides a comprehensive treatment program for patients with opioid dependence that includes both medication assisted treatment and counseling services.
The importance of counseling cannot understated.
Compliance means there are rules that our patients must follow to insure their success in our program. Compliant patients earn more privileges such as fewer appointments. Compliance can be measured by 3 simple metrics called the ABC’s of Compliance.