Happy one year anniversary to KWC Minnesota, Dallas-Fort Worth is in full swing, all KWC clinics now accepting appointments every other Saturday (maintenance patients only), KWC is scouting Chicago for the right clinic space.
The Benefits of Group Therapy Therapy is a crucial part of becoming well. Many people have seen therapists for individual therapy which is highly effective in resolving many issues including trauma, relationship struggles, etc. But an often-overlooked form of therapy is group therapy. Group therapy provides a unique experience far different from that of individual…
Podcast: A Closer Look at Spravato (Esketamine) – Does Spravato require patients to be prescribed an antidepressant?
A closer look at Spravato/Esketamine. This episode focuses on the definition of Treatment Resistant Depression and looks at whether patients must be prescribed to an antidepressant while using Spravato. Additionally, what does one do about co-occurring conditions such as anxiety, suicidal ideation, ocd, etc?
One thing that raised the eyebrows of everybody on the clinical team here at KWC relates to the recommended dosing of Spravato. On this episode, we discuss what the recommended dosing is during the stabilization and maintenance treatment phases. Is the dosing variable from patient to patient or fixed? What are the implications of utilizing a non-variable prescription for dosing?
Podcast: A Closer Look at Spravato (Esketamine) – What will the drug cost and will insurance cover it?
This episode focuses on the cost of Spravato to the provide, end user, and insurer. What are the preliminary cost estimates for Spravato (wholesale)? Can we estimate the cost to the patient? Will insurance cover the drug? How will the treatment schedule effect the cost?
This episode focuses on how Spravato is administered. Is intranasal delivery effective? What type of clinical environments can provide Spravato to patients? What duration of time will patients have to commit to treatment?
On February 12, 2019 the FDA advisory committee recommended approval of Spravato (esketamine) for adults with treatment resistant depression. Hallelujah! The first new therapy in 30 years for patients suffering from this affliction, or is it?
Many medications present the potential for chemical addiction to take hold in individuals. We know that this can absolutely be the case for self-medicating and recreational of Ketamine, in moderate to high doses. But should we worry about addiction when applied to the clinical, therapeutic application of Ketamine via low-dose infusion?
CEO Update – January 2019 Although 2018 was exciting with the growth and the addition of our three new locations in Colorado, Washington and Minnesota, I am eager to get started on 2019. While we definitely have continued plans for expansion, what I am truly excited about is KWC’s 2019 organizational commitment to our company’s…
What is a superbill and will it help cover the cost of my ketamine infusion treatments? When patients call asking about insurance coverage, we will often reply: “Unfortunately, because it is an off label use, we are unable to partner proactively with insurance at this time. However, we can provide superbills and many patients have…