CONSULTING SERVICES FOR ADDICTION TREATMENT PROVIDERS
Mr. Evans has decades of experience consulting with treatment programs on regulatory, policy and human resource matters. Addiction treatment providers are not immune to lawsuits or regulatory complaints. Providers must review their treatment protocols and workplace policies to ensure compliance and confidentiality. Treatment facilities must sort through the maze of regulations and confidentiality requirements imposed by state and federal law. Mr. Evans can help to keep you within the law and to help you to resolve complaints.
Mr. Evans provides policy guidance on the many issues affecting treatment providers.
- Treatment protocols and policies and forms
- Employee policies and handbooks
- Drug and alcohol testing
- Human resource matters
- Insurance denials for treatment
- Compliance with treatment regulations
- Governmental policy
- Compliance with state treatment professional licensing
- Confidentiality of provider records - 42 CFR 2 and HIPAA
- Release of information forms
- Staff training
- Reportable incidents
- Medical emergencies
- Dealing with family members
- Criminal investigations
- How to keep proper records
- Conflicts between state and federal law
- Child abuse
- Bill collection for treatment
STATE AND NATIONAL POLICY ADVOCACY
Effective advocacy on state and national levels is a task that requires perseverance, passion and political connections. Often, businesses, organizations and trade associations do not have the time or resources to dedicate to building peer networks, completing extensive paperwork and conducting meetings with politicians and media representatives. David Evans understands the legislative and regulatory process and has built a worldwide network of people. He can quickly put together an effective coalition of qualified professionals to develop policy and promote platforms on behalf of clients. He has served as a delegate to several international conferences including at the United Nations in Vienna and New York and as an advisor to United Nations NGOs on international and national policy matters.
Mr. Evans has been an expert witness on drug and alcohol testing policy and technology.
Mr. Evans is licensed to practice law in New Jersey. His New Jersey law practice concentrates on addictions law and handling legal matters for New Jersey treatment providers.