Press Releases

Friday, November 30, 2018

Mergers & Acquisition Services Consulting Now a Part of Behavioral Health Association of Providers (BHAP) Offerings >>

Forged from a passion for behavioral healthcare service providers trying to navigate the ever-changing landscape of the healthcare industry, BHAP developed M&A services using its extensive connections and legal expertise to assist buyers and sellers in obtaining fair deals based on the principles of transparency and highly principled ethics. Read More

Friday, October 19, 2018

First C-ATM Certificate in Addiction Treatment Marketing Badge of Recognition Released >>

On October 15, 2018, the first independent badge of recognition for completing the thirty-six-hour long C-ATM Course regimen was issued. This is a momentous occasion for Behavioral Health Association of Providers as well as the behavioral healthcare industry. Read More

Monday, October 15, 2018

Behavioral Health Association of Providers Launches PPCC Certificate Program >>

Forged from a passion for behavioral healthcare service providers trying to navigate the ever-changing landscape of the healthcare industry, BHAP developed the PPCC Provider Payor Certificate of Compliance to provide the necessary confidence and oversight for healthcare insurance benefit payors interested in rewarding best-in-class providers with fewer claim denials, higher reimbursement rates, and simpler lines of communication. Read More

Monday, August 30, 2018

Nelson Hardiman Moves to 41,000+ New Office Space in Westwood Village >>

Nelson Hardiman, LLP, the second-largest healthcare and life sciences law firm in California, has relocated its offices to 1100 Glendon in the Westwood area of Los Angeles, California. Read More

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Behavioral Health Association of Providers, Epstein Becker Green, Nelson Hardiman Join Together To Address Legal and Policy Issues for the Behavioral Health Industry >>

Behavioral Health Association of Providers (BHAP), Epstein Becker Green (EBG), and Nelson Hardiman have joined forces to present programming and thought leadership that will address topics highlighting the accelerating legal and policy issues for the behavioral health industry. Read More

Thursday, July 23, 2018

Faces & Voices of Recovery Collaboration Announcement >>

Behavioral Health Association of Providers is excited to announce our newest collaborative partner, Faces & Voices of Recovery. Faces & Voices of Recovery is dedicated to organizing and mobilizing the over 23 million Americans in recovery from addiction to alcohol and other drugs, our families, friends and allies into recovery community organizations and networks, to promote the right and resources to recover through advocacy, education and demonstrating the power and proof of long-term recovery. Read More

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Behavioral Health Association of Providers Works to Change Position and Impression of Behavioral Healthcare Industry >>

Behavioral health providers now have another advocate fighting for their right to ethically conduct business within the guidance of federal and state regulations. On April 1, 2018, Behavioral Health Association of Providers changed its name from American Addiction Treatment Association to better encompass mental/emotional well-being and/or actions that affect wellness. Behavioral health problems include substance use disorders; alcohol and drug addiction; and serious psychological distress, suicide, and mental disorders. Read More

Monday, April 2, 2018

Behavioral Health Association of Providers has Replaced American Addiction Treatment Association >>

If ethical and legally compliant behavioral health providers do not stand together, the behavioral health industry runs the significant risk of government regulation that is based on ill-informed and emotionally charged beliefs. Behavioral Health Association of Providers offers a platform for providers within the United States. Read More

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

American Addiction Treatment Association Appoints Andrew Martin as Chief Operating Officer >>

Andrew Martin, former President and Chief Executive Officer of Serene Recovery Network, Inc. has joined the American Addiction Treatment Association (AATA) as Chief Operating Officer, reporting to Chairman Harry Nelson. Read More

Monday, Febuary 06, 2018

The American Addiction Treatment Association (AATA) Launches Addiction Treatment Regulations and Compliance Information for the State of Massachusetts >>

The American Addiction Treatment Association (AATA) is launching regulations and compliance information to support Massachusetts-based addiction treatment programs. This valuable benefit of AATA membership is now available to industry professionals, sober/transitional living facilities, and addiction treatment centers. Read More

Monday, Febuary 05, 2018

Harry Nelson, Founder of AATA,Teams Up With Ben Cort, Founder of ATMO to Deliver the Innovative Certificate in Addiction Treatment Marketing (C-ATM) >>

The C-ATM is a first-of-its-kind educational program, setting the national standard for addiction treatment marketing best practices. Read More

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Nelson Hardiman Appoints Beth Berke as Chief Operating Officer >>

Beth Berke, former Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) of Sony Pictures Entertainment and an independent Management Consultant, has joined Nelson Hardiman as Chief Operating Officer, reporting to Managing Partner Harry Nelson. Read More

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

The American Addiction Treatment Association Announces First-of-its-Kind Certificate in Addiction Treatment Marketing >>

The American Addiction Treatment Association (AATA), the industry leader in delivering compliance resources and best practices to enable recovery industry professionals, owners, and operators to navigate the evolving clinical and regulatory landscape, proudly announces the upcoming launch of its groundbreaking Certificate in Addiction Treatment Marketing (C-ATM). Read More

Thursday, September 21, 2017

American Addiction Treatment Association (AATA) Hosting “Special Investigations Unit (SIU)" Seminar Featuring Nelson Hardiman and Infinity Behavioral Health Services >>

The American Addiction Treatment Association (AATA) is co-hosting a seminar on Special Investigations Unit (SIU): Why Providers Become Targets and Best Practices to Avoid Investigation in Fort Lauderdale, FL that features speakers from Nelson Hardiman and Infinity Behavioral Health Services on November 8th. Read More

Monday, June 12, 2017

The American Addiction Treatment Association (AATA) Publishes Addiction Treatment Industry Regulatory Summaries for Washington and Pennsylvania >>

The American Addiction Treatment Association (AATA) published addiction treatment industry regulatory FAQs and resources for Industry Professionals, Sober/Transitional Living Facilities, and Addiction Treatment Centers in the states of Washington and Pennsylvania. Read More

Monday, May 15, 2017

The American Addiction Treatment Association (AATA) Presents the First Resource of its Kind, the Patient Financial Responsibility Toolkit >>

The American Addiction Treatment Association (AATA) presents the first resource of its kind, the Patient Financial Responsibility Toolkit. Helping healthcare providers and programs solve the confusing and risky practices around waiving and discounting deductibles, copays, and coinsurance.
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Wednesday, March 22, 2017

American Addiction Treatment Association (AATA) Announces Collaboration & Affiliate Membership with California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals (CCAPP) >>

The American Addiction Treatment Association (AATA) formalizes an alliance with the California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals (CCAPP). Read More

Monday, March 13, 2017

The American Addiction Treatment Association (AATA) Launches Addiction Treatment Industry Regulations and Compliance Information for Michigan >>

The American Addiction Treatment Association (AATA) launches addiction treatment industry regulations and resources for Industry Professionals, Sober/Transitional Living Facilities, and Addiction Treatment Centers for the state of Michigan. Read More

Thursday, March 2, 2017

American Addiction Treatment Association (AATA) Launches Toolkit Resources and Educational Series for Addiction Treatment Industry >>

The American Addiction Treatment Association (AATA) launches the Patient Financial Responsibility Toolkit and Special Investigations Unit (SIU) Seminar as part of an educational series and additional resources for the addiction treatment industry. Read More

Thursday, March 2, 2017


Behavioral Health Association of Providers (BHAP) Hosting “Special Investigations Unit (SIU)" Seminar Featuring Nelson Hardiman and Infinity Behavioral Health Services >>

The Behavioral Health Association of Providers (BHAP) is hosting a “Special Investigations Unit (SIU) – What to Know in a Commercial Payer Audit” Seminar in Los Angeles that features speakers from Nelson Hardiman and Infinity Behavioral Health Services on April 13th. Read More

Thursday, February 16, 2017


The American Addiction Treatment Association (AATA) Unveils Addiction Treatment Industry Regulations and Compliance Information for Georgia >>

The American Addiction Treatment Association (AATA) unveils addiction treatment industry regulations and resources for Industry Professionals, Sober/Transitional Living Facilities, and Addiction Treatment Centers for the state of Georgia.
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Monday, February 13, 2017

AATA's Patient Financial Responsibility Toolkit Reduces Risk of Committing Fraud in the Addiction Treatment Industry >>

The American Addiction Treatment Association (AATA) introduces the Patient Financial Responsibility Toolkit to help clarify issues around cost-sharing, discounts, and waivers by providing practical solutions to reduce the risk of fraud or abuse. Read More

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

The American Addiction Treatment Association (AATA) Publishes Tennessee's Addiction Treatment Regulations and Compliance Information in Addition to Educational Resources >>

The American Addiction Treatment Association (AATA) expands its state information with the publication of regulations and compliance information for Tennessee and offers Training Webinars, Events and Other Resources for those working within the addiction treatment industry.
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Tuesday, November 15, 2016

The American Addiction Treatment Association (AATA) is Proud to Partner with First Vendor: Infinity Behavioral Health Services >>

The American Addiction Treatment Association (AATA) and Infinity Behavioral Health Services announce a new partnership. Together, they will be collaborating to provide best-in-industry resources on the intersection of compliance and revenue cycle management for behavioral health providers. Read More

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

The American Addiction Treatment Association (AATA) Launches Addiction Treatment Regulations and Compliance Information for Additional States >>

The American Addiction Treatment Association (AATA) announces its launch of addiction treatment regulations and compliance information for two additional states: New York and Illinois. Read More

Thursday, September 1, 2016

The American Addiction Treatment Association (AATA) Fills an Industry Void at Both State and National Levels >>

The American Addiction Treatment Association (AATA) announces its launch as well as its purpose: assisting addiction treatment facilities across the country in getting and remaining compliant. The AATA keeps track of the massive body of evolving state-by-state regulatory minutiae so that recovery industry professionals can focus on helping people overcome addiction. Read More

Thursday, July 21, 2016

American Addiction Treatment Association to Host a Program on the Present and Future of Land Use Regulation Within the Addiction Treatment Industry, Legal Tensions >>

On July 27th, attendees will learn how to successfully navigate federal, state, and local zoning and land use laws from experts who are uniquely aware of the current legal challenges of the addiction treatment industry, as well as the direction it’s heading. The program will focus on legal and regulatory efforts to restrict programs, the prospects for constitutional and legal challenges to the laws as well as the implications for owners, operators and investors. Read More

Friday, April 1, 2016

California Assembly Bill 848: Fixing the Disconnect in California Regulation of Health Professionals and Addiction Treatment >>

The interplay between residential addiction treatment and medical care in California has been a confounding topic for both treatment centers and doctors. Nelson Hardiman, LLP considers that after years of confusion, the good news for both sides is that a new California law significantly clarifies and cleans up what has been a muddled area. Read More

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