DEA Lifts Long-Standing Mobile Addiction Treatment Unit Moratorium

By Maya Goldman / June 28, 2021 at 6:41 PM
The Drug Enforcement Administration released a final rule Monday (June 28) that lifts a 14-year-old moratorium on mobile opioid use disorder treatment vans and streamlines registration of the mobile units, a move that stakeholders say was a long time coming and will help advance access to opioid use disorder treatment, especially in rural areas and correctional facilities. The rule, which will go into effect July 28, allows federally registered narcotics or opioid treatment programs (OTPs) to open a mobile unit...

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