People seeking treatment for opioid use disorder (OUD) should be able to access that care 24/7 and have choices of where they want to continue treatment. Places like Buffalo, NY are embracing this treatment ideal and changing the way patients access care for OUD.
Access to Care
In the US, less than 20% of patients who have a substance use disorder are able to access evidence-based treatment for their disorder. Access to care means that patients have timely, equitable, humane, effective, affordable and safe treatment options that utilize evidence-based practices.
Memo in Opposition Assembly bill 8566 /Senate bill 6815 Rules and regulations promoting recovery from opioid abuse and reducing diversion.…