Behavioral Health Group, LLC (BHG) announced today the acquisition of two addiction treatment programs in Tifton and Albany, Georgia.
“Opioid addiction continues to ravage communities across the United States,” said Jay Higham, Chief Executive Officer of BHG. “Our Company’s mission is to expand access to evidence-based treatment in underserved markets across the United States. The addition of Private Clinic Albany and TLC Clinic of Tifton represents an opportunity to partner with a high quality provider of addiction services and to expand access to even more people in Georgia.”
“We are pleased to welcome all the stakeholders of these two treatment centers to BHG,” said Dwight Mussleman, Chief Development Officer of BHG. “For patients, we expect to improve access to treatment by participating with Georgia Medicaid once we get through the contracting process with the State. For teammates, we will provide the Company’s full support including sufficient staffing, modern information systems, regulatory compliance and training and access to capital for expanded services.”
“It was important to me to leave my treatment centers in the hands of a company that will provide the resources necessary to support continued growth and development,” said Jonathan Connell, President of Private Clinic Albany and TLC Clinic of Tifton. “With any transition like this, patients and employees are nervous about what this means for them. BHG managed the transaction very professionally and ensured that there were no disruptions to patient care or undue anxiety for staff, both of which were important to me.”
Behavioral Health Group (BHG) is a fast-growing healthcare company creating a new class of recovery center for individuals with substance use disorder (SUD). BHG specializes in medication-assisted recovery (MAR) combined with addiction counseling delivered through the largest network of Joint Commission-accredited outpatient treatment and recovery centers in the U.S. Founded in 2006 and led by an experienced executive team with deep experience in the healthcare and behavioral health industries, BHG believes that comprehensive, evidence-based, personalized treatment plans focused on real recovery restore lives, strengthen families, and rejuvenate the communities in which we serve. BHG capabilities include a full range of counseling and behavioral health therapies for individual, family, and group counseling, medication-assisted recovery, intensive outpatient programs, mental health services, case management, and community resource coordination services delivered in its treatment centers and through telehealth. BHG treatment centers provide access to all FDA-approved medications through in-center dosing or prescriptions programs. BHG accepts Medicare, Medicaid, most major commercial health plans, and works with state grants to support patients who choose to self-pay. With 117 locations in 24 states, BHG has more than 2,100 employees who serve more than 43,000 patients. To learn more, visit bhgrecovery.com.