America Needs the TREAT Act: Expanding Access to Effective Medication for Treating Addiction,
26 Health Matrix
Available at: http://scholarlycommons.law.case.edu/healthmatrix/vol26/iss1/12
The article focuses on the underuse of buprenorphine because it is the most widely used medication for treating opioid dependence that is cost-effective in the United States. It discusses restrictions placed on prescribers under the Drug Addiction Treatment Act (DATA) of 2000 and the need to reintroduce the Recovery Enhancement for Addiction Treatment Act.