Laws and Regulations

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Hospital Detox Waiver Extended Indefinitely

The ability to provide detox services in hospital setting has been extended indefinitely.
Laws and Regulations
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Overview

 

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
Laws

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

Regulations

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

Guidance

OASAS issues guidance to addiction service provides to help address current events and developing issues, and provide administrative directives.