How to Get a Client To Come To Your Treatment Center

Treatment center managers want to know how they can get potential clients through their doors.  It often seems like there is a treatment center on every corner in Florida. It often costs addicts over $20,000 to get inpatient treatment for 30 days.  Most treatment centers ask the same questions.  It is important to have your treatment center stand out so that your potential client can see the benefits of entering into your facility.  It is important to ask important questions like, “What do you expect in a treatment program?”  Often, treatment centers are interested in telling their potential clients all about their facility. They may say that we are placed on a waterfront and have 5 star accommodations. However, what if the addict just wants their own room and some serious conversations with a therapist? Many addiction experts are beginning to learn that it is necessary to address an addicts issues on their terms.  Sometimes it is out of the norm. However, can this process actually help recovering addicts? Many experts say that it can because the traditional methods are not working. It is estimated that 85% of all addicts that leave an inpatient treatment center have to go back within a year.  Most addicts never make a full recovery. Many overdose on drugs and alcohol. Your clients wants help. Getting to know your client over the phone is an important step. Many addicts see a treatment center as a money pit. They may often tell you that you are only there to make money and that you don’t care about people that have an addiction problem. Most treatment…

Alcohol Treatment Centers: Getting Sober With Group Meetings

The best way for an addict to get sober is to get treatment for drug and alcohol addiction. You can easily learn how to deal with your addiction through group meetings, counseling and just about everything else that you can think of. Sobriety often matters to most people because there is something in mind for everyone.  There is something moving forward in a person that makes them want to get well. If you have found a treatment center that is helpful and honest, you may have found a diamond in the rough.  It is important to have a treatment center evaluate you in order to see if you will make a good recovery with them. Many treatment centers today have excellent services for addicts. Their programs often include detox, 30 days of inpatient care, chef catered meals and so much more. You can easily get these services at any location.  However, getting a program that works for you specifically is never an easy task. As each day passes, your body begins to detox and get better. You may have been so drunk and intoxicated for so long that you don’t even realize what blending into everyday life means. It is okay to experience a disconnect from the outside world. Rehab is supposed to get you into a place where you can sit down and relax. You need to worry less about what people think of you and more of why you are drinking to begin with. The founder of Alcoholics Anonymous (Bill Wilson) said that he could not get sober until he combined his faith with his sobriety. Have…

Is One Treatment Center Better Than Another?

A lot of drug and alcohol addicts say that there is a difference in the treatment of care that one rehab provides than another. Many addicts will often leave a program that is supposed to help them because they believe another rehab will do a better job.  It is important to feel comfortable with your treatment center before actually going there to get help. Many addicts forget that rehab should get them clean for life. Unfortunately, most rehabs do not have a high success rate. Most addicts end up going back into rehab more than 3 times before they actually take the road to sobriety. Treatment centers are not the only sources for help. In fact, many treatment centers take years to help an addict to get sober. It is not uncommon for a treatment center to get a person back into their program after only months of being released.  It takes a long time to get people interested in what you are doing.  It is important to look past the differences that you may have had previously.  It is important to feel connected to a treatment center that is willing to help you. When choosing a treatment center, look at the program before the location.  It is important to feel comfortable with what you will be doing every single day.  Are you going to enter into a rehab looking for help or because you want to fool around? Many addicts look at a treatment center as a luxury spa. Some have horseback riding, golf, television, cell phone usage and much more.  Treatment should not feel like a vacation….

The High Costs Associated With Alcohol Treatment

Treatment for alcohol and drug addiction is costly. Many parents fear paying for their child’s addiction treatment because it often costs thousands of dollars. Even the best medical insurance can often have an out of pocket expense for over $5,000.  If you don’t have that kind of cash in your bank account, it can be a nightmare getting a bed for someone desperately in need.  Heroin and alcoholism have a lot in common.  For starters, your life is on the line every single day that you stay addicted.  Heroin can cause an addict to fall asleep and therefore overdose on the drug.  An alcoholic can have a seizure and therefore die of alcoholism.  Alcohol often destroys vital organs. It is important to take care of your addiction immediately.  If you cannot afford to get treatment on your own, there are many faith based treatment centers and sober living houses that you can use.  An addiction treatment program can cost as much as $30,000 for 30 days of inpatient care. Sometimes the costs are much higher. It all depends on where the facility is located and if there are additional costs for detox. Often a program with detox + inpatient treatment are around $40,000.  The costs to treat someone with alcoholism is extremely high. Treatment centers must apply for and get approved for certain licenses and must employ physicians, nurses, behavioral technicians, life coaches, chefs, maintence and administrative staff and much more.  The expenses to run a facility today are so high that most treatment centers close down because they cannot afford to stay open. Florida is seeing a high…

Can Treatment Centers Make Money in 2016?

Treatment centers in Florida, New York and other parts of the United States are having a difficult time paying the bills. It is hard to pay the bills when coding is not taken seriously.  A lot of treatment centers want to blame insurance companies for not giving them proper reimbursement on their claims.  However, successful and lucrative treatment centers will often have top medical billers working for them. These are billers that have years of coding experience and get the treatment center paid within 30 days. It is important to have a low rejection of denied claims. Only 1 out of every 10 claims should have some sort of a problem connected to it. Medical billing today is a lot more complex than it was a year ago. A lot of treatment centers in Florida that offer inpatient care are closing their doors. They simply cannot afford to stay open. They often blame the insurance companies and healthcare.   Owners often say that the healthcare system is unfair and that insurance companies just want to deny your claims and send you small reimbursement checks for treating clients. However, is this true? In my opinion, it is not true. The #1 reason why a treatment center cannot afford to stay open is because the medical biller is not submitting claims correctly. They will often blame the insurance companies in order to keep their job. They will often tell you that the insurance company is being difficult and doesn’t want to reimburse them.  However, this is not true. By law, a medical coder is supposed to submit claims correctly. However, more than…

Your Rehab Recovery: Why It Matters To Your Parents

Your recovery matters to a lot of people besides yourself. You may have thought that you could get away with not having a full recovery. However, in life you have to understand that recovery takes time and lots of careful effort. When you think about it, you have to learn a lot about sobriety in order to become sufficient in working with yourself. Learning how to overcome an addiction is often a good thing. You need to first understand addiction and how it relates to your body and also to recovery. What is it that you need to understand about recovery? What makes you feel like your recovery is in touch with what you want and need? Did you know that recovery often takes time to master? You need to learn more about recovery because your life depends on it. People that take their time learning about addiction often say that they have a hard time with it because they are always looking for a solution to a problem. There is nothing wrong with having an addiction if you learn how to overcome it. Your parents want to see you sober. Every day that passes is day that they feel like they cannot help you. It is important to see yourself getting sober because your life actually depends on it. Your life is worth more than money or gold. You should see yourself growing closer to having a dream.  Your dreams can come true if you look at your own sobriety and see that it doesn’t matter if things go wrong or right. There are certain things that happen…
 




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