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Budget Subcommittee Staff Recommend DHCS Consider Alternatives to 75% Fee Increase on SUD Providers

In his presentation at the budget hearing, Robb noted CAADPE’s opposition to the DHCS proposed 75% increase in SUD provider licensing and certification fees. DHCS Director Michelle Baas gave the…


Secured Residential Treatment Facility Bill Advances Despite Opposition

AB 1360, by Assemblyman Kevin McCarty (D-Sacramento), authorizes the Counties of Sacramento and Yolo to offer secured residential treatment pilot programs for individuals suffering from substance use disorders who have…

AB 1339

CAADPE-HealthRight 360-Sponsored Bill to Outlaw Housing Discrimination For MAT Passes the Assembly Judiciary Committee

Last week, AB 1339 passed the Assembly Judiciary Committee on a unanimous, bipartisan vote. The bill, co-sponsored by CAADPE and HealthRight360, revises the definition of disability to include a person receiving medications…


CAADPE Seeks Support for Co-Sponsored Bill on Naloxone Distribution

SB 641 (Roth), co-sponsored by CAADPE and the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department, would require DHCS, as part of the Naloxone Distribution Project (NDP), to make all FDA-approved formulations and dosage…


CAADPE Issues Legislator Vote Record on SUD Policy Bills

State lawmakers make critical policy decisions that impact SUD consumers and providers, and how each legislator votes on SUD policy matters to our work. Every year CAADPE advocates for legislation…


2023 Proposed Legislative Priorities

Topics include: Payment & Cost Report Reform, SUD Workforce, Proposition 64, Criminal Justice, and Access to Treatment.