Senate CR Lets SUPPORT Act Expire, Broader SUD Discussion Coming

By Dorothy Mills-Gregg / September 27, 2023 at 7:18 PM
The Senate-proposed, bipartisan short-term continuing resolution would let the 2018 law meant to tackle the opioid epidemic expire on Sept. 30 , including the state plan amendment option that lets states pay for up to 30 days of residential care for a Medicaid beneficiary with substance use disorder. Instead, a Senate Democratic aide says senators plan to lump at least the SUPPORT Act’s state plan amendment option into a broader conversation set to happen in the coming weeks about expanding...

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