Public Policy Updates
Congress Continues to Deliberate Health Care
April 27, 2017
Since the Trump Administration health care revision bill failed to achieve enough votes for passage, Congress and the Administration has continued to work on an alternative that could gain enough support to pass in the...
House ACA Replacement May Move Forward: NAATP Engaged in Debate
March 24, 2017
Congress has been attempting to find a path to obtain enough votes to pass what they are calling the American Health Care Act. It would drastically change and repeal much of the Affordable Care Act.
NAATP in Washington During Complex Political Transition
February 7, 2017
The National Association is at work in Washington, DC on behalf of the addiction treatment provider. The promotion and protection of public policy which promotes best practice addiction treatment and enhanced access to...
President Signs Key Addiction Funding Bill
December 13, 2016
Today President Obama signed the 21st Century CURES Bill. In a White House ceremony, the President lauded the progress this bill reflects on a range of diseases including SUD. It provides $1 billion over the next two...
Congress Passes CURES Legislation
December 7, 2016
Both houses of Congress have now passed the 21st Century CURES Act, which provides $1 Billion over several years to address various aspects of SUD. The bill provides a comprehensive response to addiction that includes...
Contact Your Senators and Support CURES Act
December 2, 2016
The U.S. House of Representatives passed the 21st Century Cures Act with strong and bipartisan support. The Cures Act provides key measures to improve our country’s response to addiction.
CURES Bill Passes House
November 30, 2016
Today the US House of Representatives passed HR 34, The 21st Century Cures Act. The legislation provides $1 Billion over several years to states through the existing grant program for prevention, treatment, prescription...
Surgeon General Issues Landmark Addiction Report
November 17, 2016
Today the United States Attorney General issued a first-of-its-kind report on addiction. The report makes a finding that substance use disorder is one of America’s most pressing public health concerns with nearly 21...
NAATP Prepares for Trump Administration
November 15, 2016
NAATP Prepares for Trump Administration Public Policy Update 11.15.16 The National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers has consistently taken a bi-partisan approach to our public affairs efforts. That has been...
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