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January 12, 2018

End-of-the-Year Regulatory Updates for OASAS Providers

Here is an overview of the key publications issued by the Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse (OASAS) in the latter half of 2017 and as well as updates on regulations to assist OASAS providers.

OASAS Guidance Letters

1. Medical Director Board Certifications

  • Addressing Part 800.3(d), which requires programs to have a medical director. The letter exempts medical directors in place as of November 29, 2017 from the Part 800 requirement to obtain board certification. Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services, Letter from Counsel re: Medical Director Board Certifications (Nov. 29, 2017).

2. Addiction Treatment Services for Native Americans with Medicaid Fee Service

3. Clarifying the role of certified recovery peer advocates, recovery coaches and interventionists for providers and consumers of addiction services

4. Justice Center Administrative Action Reporting Mechanism (AARM)

5. Initiation of Medication Assisted Treatment in OASAS Outpatient Programs

6. Limitations and Prohibitions on Programs and Practitioners related to Provision of Certain SUD Services

OASAS Regulatory Update

As of December 6, 2017, Part 820 Residential Services regulations and Part 822 Chemical Dependence Outpatient and Opioid Treatment Programs regulations are effective. There are also proposed regulations regarding Children's Services under Part 823 and Acupuncture and Telepractice under Part 830.


For questions or assistance regarding compliance with OASAS regulations, please contact Eric Dyer at (518) 429-4246 or edyer@barclaydamon.com, or any attorney in Barclay Damon's Health and Human Services Practice Group.

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