*All services provided by the PHP are managed with the strictest form of confidentiality.
It is our goal to provide each person with the services they need to recover, and PHP staff will work to develop an individualized approach for you.
The highly trained and experienced case management staff are available to help participants find the most appropriate resource for assessment. When calling, a case manager will conduct a brief screening to collect relevant information so we can provide the doctor, dentist or other eligible health care professional a list of providers who can complete an independent assessment. Any referral made by the PHP will be directed to providers who specialize in the assessment of health care professionals.
*The PHP does not provide any assessment or treatment services.
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If a diagnosis is indicated during assessment, for which treatment is needed, the PHP will help the participant find an appropriate avenue for treatment. Our case management team, along with PHP medical directors, will work to find you a provider or facility that specializes in your area of need. Moreover, many of these partnerships are built on long-standing working relationships with the PHP, and understand the needs of our participants. Release of Information Form
The measure of remediation services could include, but are not limited to:
- Inpatient therapy
- Partial Hospitalization Programs
- Intensive Outpatient Programs
- General Outpatient
While in treatment, the PHP staff will continue to work closely with the treatment provider or facility to make sure you are receiving the support and resources necessary to address your illness. Most cases involve regular calls and communication pertaining to your progress. It is our goal is monitor and make sure you are receiving the best care.
For over 30 years the PHP has provided monitoring services to physicians and other medical professionals. Our long-term monitoring approach allows the PHP to collect documentation of recovery activities, which can be then be used to advocate for present participants.
After completing an assessment, and if treatment is needed, the PHP will work with a provider to develop an individualized monitoring agreement. While agreements are unique to the individual, most agreements include:
- Toxicology Testing
- On-going therapy
- Peer monitoring
- Work place monitoring
- 12-step meeting attendance (AA/NA/other)
- Routine check-in calls with the PHP
In addition to the list above, PHP agreements could include attending CME courses, having follow up assessments to determine return to work eligibility, and appropriate follow up with health care providers.
*Some amendments could be made based on case-by-case basis to insure quality of treatment.
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While documentation is collected during the monitoring process, the PHP acts behinds the scene as an advocate to provide periodic reports on the participant’s behalf to designated parties. In doing so, participants receive support which could easily determine the likelihood of future practice. Moreover, the PHP is available to testify in hearings on the behalf of participants, if permission is granted.
Peer decision bodies that could receive program monitoring reports could include:
- Medical schools or residency programs
- Credentialing departments
- State Boards of Medicine/Specialty Boards
- Other state PHPs
- Insurance companies
- Other court and legal systems