Opioid Response Package Awaits President’s Signature
Congress passed the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act (H.R. 6), sending the agreement to the president for signature. The bill covers a wide range of issues, including:
- expanding access to services through Medicare and Medicaid
- improving drug safety
- reducing the availability of opioids
- strengthening law enforcement
- enhancing prevention and treatment efforts
This Issue Brief focuses on grant provisions in the agreement, highlighting new programs, changes to existing ones, and Medicaid reforms.