Seward Bill To Expand Coverage For Treatment
Of Heroin Abuse Part Of Package Cuomo Accepts
ALBANY – State Sen. Jim Seward’s bill to improve insurance coverage for substance-abuse treatment is part of a package of heroin-fighting bills legislative leaders and Governor Cuomo agreed on today.
“My bill improving access to insurance coverage for those seeking addiction treatment, along with additional measures crafted by the Senate Joint Task Force on Heroin and Opioid Addiction, have been high priorities during the final days of the legislative session,” said Seward, R-Milford, said in a press release. “It was imperative that we reached consensus on these bills because their enactment will save lives.”