TAMARAC, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--More than just a billing company, MedPro Billing has become one of the leading organizations that is actively involved in promoting education and shaping the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Industry. Last year’s Addiction eXecutives Industry Summit was a landmark event and the first in the industry to target and educate the “business side” of Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
Participants included over 350 corporate executives, advocates and healthcare professionals. Industry influencers discussed relevant topics that are affecting providers and professionals today. These topics included: new health care reform laws pertaining to addiction services, evaluation of current options for analyzing and reporting treatment results, comprehensive billing services, and effective methods of communication with facilities and insurance companies.
President and Founder of MedPro Billing, Melissa Zachariasz, says, “I am extremely proud to have been an integral part of this event. We all share one thing in common - a commitment to educate and help promote the needs of our industry.” Attendees of the conference not only left with valuable insight and a plethora of resources from speakers and fellow peers, but they also enjoyed the splendor of the Florida sunshine on the West Coast in Naples. Zachariasz adds, “AXIS will take place on February 8-11, 2015 at the Naples Grande Beach Resort. Next year’s conference is anticipated to be even bigger.”
“The highlight of this new conference was seeing our industry leaders actively participating in the executive boot camp style roundtable workshops. There was much accomplished at AXIS, and MedPro Billing served as a huge help in facilitating this conference,” comments Dee McGraw, Director of Education and Event Services for C4 Recovery Solutions. C4 Recovery Solutions is a leader in community-oriented educational conferences. It creates unique events designed for people in the Mental Health and Substance Abuse industry at all levels and sectors. Conference speaker Anelia Shaheed, Esq. who serves as Chief Operating Officer and Legal Counsel for MedPro Billing says, “After speaking at one of the sessions, there was an overwhelming response of attendees who had questions. I was happy to engage with clients and new faces and serve as a resource for them. I stress the importance of understanding the impacts of new and constantly changing laws that all businesses in this industry face today.”
For more information on next year’s conference, please visit www.axissummit.com for news on upcoming speakers, agenda topics, entertainment and special events during the conference set for February 8th-11th, 2015 at the Naples Grande Beach Resort.
ABOUT MELISSA ZACHARIASZ and MEDPRO BILLING: Melissa Zachariasz is the founder of the nation’s largest medical billing company in the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Industry, representing over 100 treatment providers and rehabilitation facilities nationwide. She successfully built methods and practices for obtaining insurance reimbursement for providers and has an exclusive reputation working with managed care companies, EAP and government organizations. MedPro has grown from a staff of 30 employees to over 100 in just the span of two years. Zachariasz is a member of NAATP, NAADAC and FADAA and is actively engaged in working with Congress to enforce the Parity Act. As a patient advocate, Zachariasz has worked to help educate government officials and the leaders of nation’s largest Mental Health and Substance Abuse organizations on the trends in benefits, insurance reimbursement, and clinical management. www.melissazachariasz.com www.medprobill.com.
C4 RECOVERY SOLUTIONS www.c4recoverysolutions.org was established as a non-profit corporation to promote the design, provision and monitoring of outcomes-based services that initiate and sustain recovery from substance use disorders as well as improve prevention and harm reduction strategies that mitigate addiction’s worst effects. C4 facilitates conferences and workshops related to outcomes-oriented models and works with interested organizations and individuals worldwide to establish, manage and measure demonstration projects. C4 is dedicated to improving access and accountability for the treatment of substance use disorders, and seeks to advance these goals by initiating constructive dialogue among all interested groups; educating and motivating policy makers so they can embrace new strategies; and aiding in the design and implementation of programs demonstrating the efficacy of outcomes-based funding for treatment services through.