Public Policy Updates
New SUD Provider Relief Funds Announced
October 1, 2020
Today HHS announced an additional $20 billion for healthcare providers. This money is from previously appropriated funds and specifically includes eligibility for substance use disorder residential treatment providers.
Congress can push HHS to Designate SUD Treatment Provider Assistance Funds
September 21, 2020
As you have certainly heard, Congress is deadlocked regarding reaching an agreement on how to provide another COVID-19 assistance package. NAATP has joined coalition partners in requesting significant financial...
Congress to Focus on 4th Covid-19 Relief Package
July 13, 2020
As Congress returns from the July 4th holiday, the latest COVID-19 relief bill will be on the agenda. The U.S. House of Representatives has passed its version, called the Heroes Act. Now the U.S. Senate needs to present...
Congress Includes SUD Funding in Latest COVID-19 Response Bill
May 14, 2020
This week the U.S. House of Representatives introduced what is called the Heroes Act, which is their 4th response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This 3 trillion dollar proposal is expected to pass the House Friday.
Congress Considers Assistance for Substance Use Disorder Treatment
April 28, 2020
Last week Congress passed additional funding for the Paycheck Protection Program. That legislation primarily focused on the loan program that was created in response to the millions of Americans out of work due to the...
NAATP Supports Treatment Facility Assistance
April 7, 2020
The National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers has been working with like-minded organizations on a proposal to Congress to assist SUD Treatment Providers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
CARES ACT: Small Business Paycheck Protection Program Loan Eligibility and Information
April 6, 2020
We encourage our members, who might qualify, to apply for the Small Business Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).
NAATP-Supported Rural and Underserved Workforce Program Released
April 1, 2020
In 2018 Congress passed the “Support for Patients and Communities Act.” It contained a number of items supported and promoted by the National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers.
Congress Finalizes COVID-19 Bill
March 25, 2020
Congress has reached consensus on the 3rd bill addressing the COVID-19 pandemic. It unanimously passed in the Senate late last night and is expected to move through the House in the coming days. It contains a $2...