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Blake Kinsey - VP of Admissions | Newport Institute

Blake Kinsey

Vice President of Admissions

As the Vice President of Admissions at Newport Institute, Blake Kinsey oversees front-end business operations including admissions, call center operations, clinical assessment, utilization review, payer relations, and finance. Blake has been with Newport since 2014, first serving as the Assistant Director of Admissions then progressing to Executive Director of Admissions for four locations, before becoming VP of Admissions in 2018.

Blake Kinsey

Vice President of Admissions

As the Vice President of Admissions at Newport Institute, Blake Kinsey oversees front-end business operations including admissions, call center operations, clinical assessment, utilization review, payer relations, and finance. Blake has been with Newport since 2014, first serving as the Assistant Director of Admissions then progressing to Executive Director of Admissions for four locations, before becoming VP of Admissions in 2018.

Blake works closely with young adults and their families to ensure their individual needs are met and serves as a liaison with insurance companies to secure coverage for clients’ treatment needs. As VP of Admissions, he plays a key role in helping young adults settle into their routine at Newport Institute by selecting team members who will best help each young adult navigate their individual path to recovery.

Experience

Throughout his various roles at Newport, Blake has developed creative conflict resolution skills which make him such a valuable member of the team. He understands the importance of tailored, individualized treatment plans and is dedicated to making each client’s experience worthwhile at Newport Institute. Prior to Newport, Blake worked at the Center for Discovery as the Lead of Admissions & Eligibility and at Able to Change Recovery as a Facility Manager. He has experience managing insurance contracts and has worked with employer groups at the state and local level.

Advice I Would Give My 20-Something Self

I’ve been in the shoes of our clients, and I know how difficult it can be not only to struggle, but also to identify and execute a plan for overcoming that struggle. Simply put, Newport Institute is the program I wish I had when I was a young adult.

Credentials

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