Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration December 27, 2016 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Protecting Our Infants Act Report to Congress
Document Number: 2016-31228
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-27
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Center for Substance Abuse Treatment, in the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announces the opening of a docket to obtain public comment on a report to Congress in response to the Projecting Our Infants Act of 2015 (POIA) (Pub. L. 114-91). The POIA mandated HHS to: Conduct a review of planning and coordination activities related to prenatal opioid exposure and neonatal abstinence syndrome; develop recommendations for the identification, prevention, and treatment of prenatal opioid exposure and neonatal abstinence syndrome; and develop a strategy to address gaps, overlap, and duplication among Federal programs and Federal coordination efforts to address neonatal abstinence syndrome.