Addiction Medicine Updates
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U.S. Senators Rob Portman (R-OH) and Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) recently introduced the Telehealth Response for E-prescribing Addiction Therapy Services (TREATS) Act to support the expansion of telehealth services for substance use disorder treatment. The bill would...
SAMHSA : Health Privacy Rule Revised, Modernizing Care Coordination for Americans Seeking Treatment for Substance Use Disorders
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has announced the adoption of the revised Confidentiality of Substance Use Disorder Patient Records regulation, 42 CFR Part 2. The new rule advances the integration of healthcare for individuals...
More than 2 million people in the U.S. with an opioid use disorder (OUD) need treatment and an increasing number of individuals are receiving treatment, yet less than 20% receive effective medications such as buprenorphine. There are myriad reasons why individuals...