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Laws and Regulations

Laws, regulations, local service bulletins/guidance, and minimum standards for state-certified addiction service providers.

OASAS monitors all certified or funded addiction treatment providers across the state to ensure strict compliance with agency regulations and state and federal laws. Agency guidance provides information and instruction on emerging issues or trends in the field of addiction treatment services; how these developments relate to the laws and regulations in effect; and any actions that providers should take as a result.

Federal, State, and Agency
Standards and Requirements

U.S. and New York State laws regarding confidentiality, prescribing requirements, and the state laws that grant OASAS regulatory authority over addiction services.


State regulations lay out the minimum standards for addiction service provider certification and programmatic operation.


Guidance and local service bulletins help addiction service providers address current events and developing issues, and may be used to provide administrative directives.

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