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American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) Update

American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) Update

American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) Update

article by: at: 24th Feb 2017 under: Uncategorized

ASAM Announces New Legislation Tracking Module on Website

ASAM recently announced a new legislation tracking module located on the their website. The tracker, located on each advocacy issue page, shows legislation related to specific issues sorted by state. ASAM’s website states they focus their advocacy efforts on “federal and state legislation and regulation that impact the field of addiction medicine”. ASAM advocacy issues include:

  • Opioids
  • Marijuana
  • Tobacco
  • Health Insurance Parity
  • Prevention
  • Confidentiality (42 CFR Part 2)

Take a look at this new resource on ASAM’s website to see what legislation has been introduced in your state.

-Megan Phillips, M.A.

References:

http://www.asam.org/advocacy/issues?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=ASAM%20Advocacy%20February%202017%20Recap&utm_content=ASAM%20Advocacy%20February%202017%20Recap+CID_8e7c90f7217c7f84e53bf7e55286e7f0&utm_source=Campaign%20Monitor%20marketing%20software&utm_term=Read%20More