Public Policy Updates
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...
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