Public Policy Updates
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...
CDC Sets COVID-19 Vaccine Priorities
December 2, 2020
Yesterday the Centers for Disease Control voted on recommendations to the states regarding who should be first in line to receive the COVID-19 vaccines once they are distributed. The highest priority was determined to...
HHS Extends Provider Fund Relief Deadline
October 26, 2020
The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), has extended the latest Provider Relief Fund (PRF) application period. The new deadline is November...
For Health’s Sake, VOTE!
October 6, 2020
The National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers encourages you to exercise your American civic duty this election year and VOTE. Every election is consequential, but this may be the most impactful vote of our...
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