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Laws and Regulations

State and federal laws, regulations, Local Service Bulletins, and legal guidance 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 to addiction service provides and Local Service Bulletins (LSBs) help us address current events and developing issues, and provide administrative directives.