The Affordable Care Act Transformation of Substance Use Disorder Treatment

Amanda J. Abraham, Christina M. Andrews, Colleen M. Grogan, Thomas D’Aunno, Keith N. Humphreys, Harold A. Pollack, and Peter D. Friedmann
American Journal of Public Health, 107:1 (Jan. 2017), pp. 31-32.

Any historical assessment of the public health legacy of the Obama administration will have to look favorably at the impact of the Affordable Care Act (ACA; Pub L No. 111–148) on the US response to the opioid epidemic, and its ability to incentivize and assist states in taking action to fight against the epidemic.

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