The Department of Health and Human Services announced the final selection of eight states for participation in the Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic program that aims to change payment models.
The 21st Century Cures Act is headed to the desk of President Barack Obama for final approval after the bill was passed by the Senate on Wednesday. Advocates for the bill say it will help fight the opioid crisis.
Behavioral health issues are decidedly bipartisan and will continue to be on the radar for lawmakers. Advocates for the Cures Act say it will help fight the opioid crisis and better coordinate mental healthcare.