Alex is a former Crisis Care and Psych Nurse originally from New Jersey, who has been working in the Substance Abuse and Mental Health field for almost a decade.
Alex’s medical and clinical background combined with his knowledge of insurance company trends and ASAM (American Society of Addiction Medicine) criteria has allowed him to work and direct Utilization Review for some of the top treatment centers across the country, including the Comprehensive Wellness Center.
As the company’s Director of Patient Services, Alex works in both the Wellness Center and Care Clinic, managing the clinic’s medical services, its providers, and overseeing the clinic’s Medication Assisted Treatment program.
In addition to his duties in the clinic, Alex’s time is spent conducting live reviews with payors and insurance companies on the coordination of client care.He works hand in hand with the Clinical and Medical teams studying documentation and reviewing client progress, all while advocating for maximum client care, at the maximum length of stay with the highest level of benefits. Alex takes pride in obtaining optimal outcomes for clients and his employer, balancing advocacy with ethics. He enjoys working for a company whose employees and owner share one common goal…giving the best treatment possible to those who need it.
Alex lives in Port St Lucie with his 3 kids, 4 rats, 3 birds, 2 dogs, 1 fish and wife of 20 years. In his free time, he likes to go to the beach, fish, and act on stagein community theatre.