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Our COVID-19 Response

In the face of the global public health crisis presented by COVID-19, axialHealthcare has made several necessary adjustments to prioritize the safety of our employees and communities while continuing to deliver services to patients, providers, and our partner clients. First, we quickly and successfully transitioned our Nashville, TN headquarters to work remotely. Leveraging secure and …

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axialHealthcare Announces $15 Million in Series C Funding to Support Expansion into SUD Treatment and Recovery Sector

The company also unveils new branding to reflect expanded scope NASHVILLE, Tenn. axialHealthcare, a care optimization company navigating substance use issues for patients, providers, and health plans, today announced it has closed $15 million in equity financing to accelerate its expansion into the substance use disorder (SUD) treatment and recovery sector, led by previous institutional …

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Words Matter

Words Matter. Especially When it Comes to Addiction.

Words are powerful. Help reduce negative stereotypes about addiction by changing your language. Although there’s been a concerted effort to bring awareness to the importance of person-first language, stigmatizing language related to substance use disorders is still widely used in our communities, perpetuating negative perceptions of those suffering from addiction. In a recent post on …

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Navigating the Opioid Reduction Landscape

Navigating the Opioid Reduction Landscape

The increasing number of opioid overdose deaths over the last decade has resulted in a public health response centered around thoughtful opioid prescribing practices and careful consideration of risk versus benefit when initiating opioids for pain treatment. In 2016, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released guidelines around prescribing opioids for chronic pain, …

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Proposed Changes to 42 CFR Part 2: What You Need to Know

Last month, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) proposed reforms that would revise the regulations governing patient records of substance use disorder and treatment that are subject to extra privacy laws. The current federal law, known as 42 CFR Part 2 (Confidentiality of Substance Use Disorder Patient Records regulation), predates the Health Insurance …

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Five Barriers to MAT Access

A recent McKinsey and Co. study suggests the nationwide prevalence of opioid use disorder (OUD) could be upwards of four to six million people, significantly higher than government estimates. And despite progress toward increasing addiction treatment access, only 25% of those with OUD receive any kind of treatment and only half of those are still …

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