Monthly Meetings

Join us for our next membership meeting

August 28, 2019
11:30 am -1:00 pm

Meeting Location
Cornerstone Assistance Network
3500 Noble Avenue
Fort Worth, TX 76111

Lunch Sponsor

La Hacienda


Managed Care Friendly: A guide to better reimbursement and a more effective process

Learning Objectives

  • Walk us through the process of creating and maintaining a successful collaborative managed care payment operation addressing ethics and strategy.
  • Learn the Pros and Cons of in-network vs out-of-network
  • Utilization management and authorizations
  • Utilization review: The process


Cade Saurage

Director of Utilization Management and Partnerships, La Hacienda Treatment Center

Presenter Bio

Cade Saurage is Director of Utilization Management and Partnerships for La Hacienda Treatment Center and has worked in managed healthcare for over 15 years. Last year, Cade joined the NAATP faculty to bring a unique perspective of MCO partnering and strategy in behavioral health. He previously served as Corporate Director of UM for the largest behavioral health company in the nation. After his degree in Mass Communications: (m) Political Science and Government, he worked abroad at Universidad La Intensa, Costa Rica. He has one publication 7 Steps to Successful UR. Currently, he supervises UR strategy and partnerships with national organizations and managed care affiliates.

Upcoming Meeting Schedule

August 2019
Speaker: Cade Saurage
Sponsor: La Hacienda
September 2019
Speaker: Corinne Bruton, LMSW
Sponsor: Perimeter Behavioral Hospital of Arlington
October 2019
Speaker: Lisa Shaughnessy
Sponsor: Sante Center for Healing
November 2019
Speaker: TBD
Sponsor: Potluck Lunch
December 2019
Fort Worth TAAP Holiday Lunch
Location: Valley Hope Grapevine

Join us the 4th Wednesday of every month.

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Mark your calendar for the 4th Wednesday of each month, lunch and learn starts at 11:30. Hosted by Cornerstone Assistance Network, 3500 Noble Ave, Fort Worth, TX 76111,


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Utilizing a wide selection of speakers each attendee will receive one  FREE CEU  covering innovative procedures and cutting edge methodologies to better serve those who need us the most.


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