Wolf Administration Receives Funding for Substance-Use Disorder Treatment Facilities, Evidence-Based Care

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, July 2, 2018 – Today, the Department of Human Services (DHS) received approval from the federal government for a waiver amendment allowing DHS to continue to receive federal Medicaid funding to be used for the treatment of individuals in substance-use disorder (SUD) treatment facilities.

The Section 1115 Demonstration Waiver Amendment was developed in collaboration with the Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs to continue more than $55 million per year in federal funding to provide more than 12,000 individuals access to high-quality, medically necessary treatment for SUD across the commonwealth through more than 150 service providers. Read more