Public Policy Updates
HHS Creates Behavioral Health Coordinating Council
May 18, 2021
Today HHS Secretary, Xavier Becerra, along with Assistant Secretary Lavine and Acting Assistant Secretary for Mental Health and Substance Use (SAMHSA) Coderre, announced the Administration’s newly created Behavioral...
Highlights of Federal Legislation Affecting Treatment Provider Funding
May 12, 2021
The President signed the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan Act into law in March. It is the most recent COVID-19 legislation created to provide financial relief and economic stimulus to those impacted by the...
House Committee Hears SUD Legislation
April 14, 2021
Wednesday the Health Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee held a hearing on 11 separate pieces of legislation designed to address the issues associated with opioids and fentanyl.
NAATP Applauds ONDCP Priorities
April 5, 2021
In a call with leaders in the field, the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) recently released its priorities for the upcoming year. NAATP has a long history of engagement with ONDCP and we congratulate the...
Congress Passes 1.9 Trillion American Rescue Plan Act of 2021: Includes SUD Treatment Provider Funding
March 10, 2021
With a 70 percent public approval rating and after weeks of behind-the-scenes negotiations, Congress has now passed the Biden proposal (H.R. 1319) to provide $1.9 Trillion in assistance to nearly every segment of the...
NAATP Delivers Provider Priorities to President Biden
January 27, 2021
Today the National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP) provided the Biden Administration with a host of recommendations designed to improve access to care and delivery of care. In a letter to the...
COVID Relief-Appropriations Bill Signed
December 28, 2020
After much negotiation behind the scenes with Congress, the President finally signed the omnibus budget bill, which also contained the latest compromise COVID-19 relief package. It was signed late Sunday evening after...
Congress Passes COVID Relief
December 22, 2020
As it’s final action, Congress passed a budget also containing money for specific COVID-19 relief programs. Even though it took many months to reach this point, we are appreciative of the relief these various programs...
NAATP Focuses on 2021 with Optimism
December 17, 2020
Congress is in the final stages of writing a year-end budget, which we expect will include another round of COVID relief assistance. While the final language could change, we anticipate several programs that could be of...
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