Public Policy Updates
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...
White House Parity Task Force Releases Recommendations
October 27, 2016
White House Parity Task Force Releases Recommendations NAATP Member Recommendations Included
Funding for CARA Included in Temporary Measure
September 29, 2016
A Good Indicator: Funding for CARA Included in Temporary Measure Yesterday Congress passed short term funding to keep the federal government operational until December 8th. The good news for the addiction field is...
The National Association is Busy on The Hill, at The White House, and in The Courts
September 16, 2016
September News from Our Washington Staff: The President's Parity Task Force
NAATP Member Public Policy Action Item
August 22, 2016
NAATP Member Public Policy Action ItemWhite House Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Parity Task Force PLEASE ACT PRIOR TO AUGUST 31
President Obama Signs CARA
July 23, 2016
The National Association is pleased to report that on July 22, 2016, President Obama signed S. 524, the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2016 (CARA) into law.