Substance Use Disorder

Nov 28, 2022
The Department of Health and Human Services today issued a notice of public rulemaking to improve the exchange of patient records used in the treatment of substance use disorder.
Nov 14, 2022
Rural America is in crisis. A spike in suicides and deaths by substance abuse has strained communities already struggling with a lack of clinical and inpatient resources. But there is hope. Led by their local health systems, two rural communities in Colorado and North Carolina have rallied to meet…
Oct 12, 2022
The number of drug overdose deaths in America increased by nearly 30% from 2019 to 2020.
Sep 29, 2022
The House voted 220-205 today to pass legislation to hold employer-based health plans more accountable for improper denials of mental health and substance use benefits.
Sep 19, 2022
The Department of Health and Human Services Friday released a roadmap for better integrating mental health and substance use care into health care, social service and early childhood systems.
Sep 6, 2022
Medicare patients who accessed opioid use disorder treatment through telehealth services during the pandemic were more likely to stay in treatment and less likely to experience an overdose than patients without telehealth access to OUD treatment, according to a federal study published last week in…
Aug 9, 2022
Fewer than one in three people with health insurance receive direct-acting antiviral treatment for hepatitis C within a year of diagnosis, ranging from 23% of Medicaid enrollees to 35% of people with private insurance, according to a report released today by the Centers for Disease Control and…
Jul 19, 2022
A new CDC report based on data from 25 states and Washington, D.C. shares updates on drug overdose death rates among varying demographics.
Apr 29, 2022
DEA offers posters and other materials to help hospitals and other partners promote the event in their community.
Apr 7, 2022
In this webinar, Hazelden Betty Ford’s Stephen Delisi, MD, will examine the growing rates of substance use disorder and the impact of opioids and fentanyl on communities through his role consulting with health systems and medical professionals across the country. To focus on one health system’s…