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.
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.
Part 836 Investigation Guidance
Guidance and best practices on investigation requirements and conducting Justice Center investigations.
X Waiver Elimination
The DEA X waiver to prescribe buprenorphine has been eliminated by the federal government.
Continuing COVID Flexibilities
Guidance and waiver continuing COVID-related statutory and regulatory flexibilities related to the COVID-19 public health...
Standards for providing detox, withdrawal and stabilization services.
Standards for providing inpatient residential services to young adults.
Standards for providing residential rehabilitation services for adults.
Standards for certified providers of residential services for adults.
Standards for all outpatient programs, including opioid treatment programs.