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October 9, 2018 by NBCC Government Affairs
H.R. 5102/S. 2524, the Substance Use Disorder Workforce Loan Repayment Act of 2018 has been included in the bipartisan opioid package that Congress passed in early October. This legislation provides...
August 14, 2018 by NBCC Government Affairs
Rep. John Katko (R-NY-24), the main sponsor of our Medicare reimbursement bill, has introduced another piece of legislation that increases access to counselors and other mental health professionals...
June 13, 2018 by NBCC Government Affairs
Congress is in the process of developing opioid legislation and H.R. 5102/S. 2524, The Substance Use Workforce Loan Repayment Act of 2018, is under consideration.  H.R. 5102/S. 2524 provides...
June 4, 2018 by NBCC Government Affairs
The President’s 2019 fiscal year budget eliminated funding for the SAMHSA Minority Fellowship Program (MFP). The program provides scholarships to minority mental health and addiction...
March 29, 2018 by NBCC Government Affairs
The NBCC is endorsing new House and Senate bills that would offer student loan repayment to counselors and other addiction treatment professionals who serve for up to six years in direct patient care...
March 29, 2018 by NBCC Government Affairs
The AARP is endorsing H.B. 3032 and S.B. 1879 for inclusion in the omnibus spending bill to be considered by Congress. The bills would provide coverage of mental health counselor and marriage and...
March 29, 2018 by NBCC Government Affairs
On April 11, the federal Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) is holding a Virtual Job Fair where representatives from more than 100 health care organizations nationwide will be...
March 29, 2018 by NBCC Government Affairs
The $1.3 trillion spending package signed by the President provides many significant increases in funding for counseling and other behavioral health programs. Behavioral health workforce programs...
SUCCESS! Arizona House Bill 2406 is dead!
March 5, 2018 by NBCC Government Affairs
Arizona House Bill 2406, which would have eliminated licensure for professional counselors and abolished the Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners, is dead for the session. The bill will not...

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