2/23/21 A movie about drug rehab’s dark side sparks pushback, even as legislators seek sweeping changes (CA)
Behavioral Health Directors issue press release saying movie must say it is “fiction."
2/19/21 California Bill Would Mandate Minimum Insurance Coverage at Rehabs (CA)
Bill would require licensed houses carry commercial insurance, report adverse events to insurance companies.
2/17/21 Lawmakers present host of plans to improve addiction treatment (VT)
Includes ending insurance pre-authorization for drug treatment centers, unlike California.
2/15/21 As Addiction Deaths Surge, Profit-Driven Rehab Industry Faces “Severe Ethical Crisis”
Profits before patients: misleading sals tactics, “more like luxury spas”
1/27/21 Morristown judge slaps ‘sober living’ home with $25k fines (NJ)
Judge takes side of NJ city in suit in which recovery residence violates muni code
12/5/20 Sober living, addiction treatment conflicts return to California lawmakers’ crosshairs (CA)
Summary of some bills currently rolling out in the California legislature.
11/30/20 US Justice Department alleges Hinsdale violated Fair Housing Act over effort against sober living home (IL)
DOJ wades in with case against city that precluded recovery residence
11/20/20 Sober living home permit plan wins initial support from Encinitas council
Encinitas considering Costa Mesa-like rules.
11/19/20 Opponents of Del Mar re-zoning will get referendum
Citizens generate referendum on turning residential zone multi-family
10/20/20 AG sues addiction treatment center chain for alleged Medicaid fraud
Mass. Attorney General sues treatment center for fraud against state health insurance.
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