ASAM Criteria 4th Edition Open Comment & Seeking Experts
ASAM is currently working on the development of the 4th Edition and is seeking stakeholder feedback to understand any unintended consequences of these changes. The public comment period is open until February 14, 2022. ASAM is also seeking experts in specific topic areas to serve on writing committees for the 4th Edition. ASAM members and non-members are encouraged to apply, as are all members of the addiction medicine care team. Applications are being accepted until February 6, 2022.
Treatment Providers & Clinicians
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Administrators, Payers & Policymakers
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