Feds announce intentions to provide funding for addiction treatment

In a surprising move, the federal government is now considering funding drug and alcohol addiction treatment, planning to cover 15 days of inpatient rehab per month for anyone enrolled in a Medicaid managed care plan, Kaiser Health News has reported.

While this is good news in many ways, health experts in some states, such as Pennsylvania, say that 15 days of care isn't nearly enough to treat those who are addicted to heroin, alcohol or other opioids. Article