On October 24, ASAM issued a press release applauding the President for signing the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act (H.R. 6) into law. The legislation follows weeks of discussion between the House of Representatives and Senate legislative conference. The final bill signed includes key provisions to bolster the country’s addiction treatment workforce, provide standardized, evidence-based treatment for SUD, and ensure that coverage and payment models facilitate continuity of care for patients with SUD. The summary of the legislation can be found here.

ASAM Press Release