Behavioral Health: Advocacy & Regulatory Resources

 

 

Through its advocacy and regulatory work, the AHA supports members in providing high-quality behavioral health services.

This section highlights the latest of these efforts and key topics impacted by them, including full implementation of the parity law, modification/elimination of 42CFR-Part 2, expanding funding for opiate use disorder treatment, appropriate quality measures, and more.

 

 

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