CAADPE has taken the lead in the Substance Use Disorder (SUD) community, announcing its SUPPORT for the Drug Medi-Cal Organized Delivery System (DMC-ODS) waiver. The DMC-ODS is a pilot program to test a new paradigm for the organized delivery of health care services for Medicaid eligible individuals with a SUD.
Proposition 47 — the 2014 ballot measure aimed at reducing penalties for certain nonviolent drug and property crimes — contributed to lower recidivism rates and did not lead to a rise in violent crime, according to a new report
Last week, the California Department of Public Health (DPH) issued a statewide standing order for naloxone, the emergency antidote that reverses the effects of an opioid overdose.
SB 992, authored by Senator Ed Hernandez (D-Los Angeles), addresses the growing concerns in the addiction treatment field regarding unscrupulous individuals who avoid licensing laws to defraud patients and the treatment system