Today's Structure is Tomorrow's Balance
Do you know what patient brokering is?
This is when rehab facilities hire people to recruit drug addicts or alcoholics. Recruiters are paid for every individual they recruit.
How does patient brokering affect those in recovery?
Individuals in recovery do not get the needed treatment. Some addicts in recovery avoid pursuing support to avoid being cheated and taken advantage of.
Why is patient brokering unethical?
Facilities charge insurance corporations for tests or treatments for individuals that they do not actually cover.
How does patient brokering affect insurance companies?
Health insurance companies may withdraw coverage for the legitimate treatment programs and addicts in recovery will not be able to afford the support needed.