Daily Archives: December 29, 2017

State ad campaign warns of bogus referral schemes for addiction treatment centers

Daily News - State officials on Wednesday launched a new campaign to protect people struggling with substance abuse from being victimized by bogus referral services.

The state, working with New York Association of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Providers, is distributing posters to treatment centers around the state warning patients about “patient brokering” - a practice where brokers collect payments from addiction treatment providers in exchange for referring patients to those programs.

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