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    Register Now! The 2019 American Association for the Treatment of Opioid Dependence, Inc. (AATOD) Conference will be held October 19-October 23, 2019 at Disney’s Coronado Spring Resort in Walt Disney World, FL. The 2019 conference theme, “Out of the Shadows: Managing the Opioid Epidemic through the Continuum of Care” […]

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THREE POWERFUL PLENARIES

THREE POWERFUL PLENARIES

As the 2019 Conference draws closer, we are all getting excited and busy planning the best conference experience for all attendees. I want to share some details with you about our upcoming plenaries. While you are enjoying sunny Florida there will be plenty of educational opportunities to experience and take […]

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Sneak Preview: Listing and Descriptions of the Conference Sessions

Sneak Preview: Listing and Descriptions of the Conference Sessions

The goal of this year’s conference is to educate, and promote the acceptance and integration of Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) options by all stakeholders and systems affected by the opioid crisis. The workshop committee has assembled an outstanding curriculum that not only reflects this theme but one that is fresh, […]

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Policy Related Issues and Conference Registration

Policy Related Issues and Conference Registration

The Conference Planning Committee has been working hard to develop an exciting Conference program with truly cutting-edge information. You are going to receive registration information during May 2019, which will list our pre-conference sessions, workshop sessions, hot topic roundtable discussions, poster sessions and plenary sessions. The theme of the Conference […]

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Register Now!

Register Now!

Early Registration Deadline TONIGHT!

Don’t miss your chance to save and get registered for this amazing experience. While much of the country is enduring very frigid conditions this week, we here in Florida are struggling through the weather in the 50’s and 60’s, not bragging, just saying won’t it be […]

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ABSTRACT SUBMISSION Deadline EXTENDED to January 25, 2019!

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION Deadline  EXTENDED to January 25, 2019!

The submission deadline for workshop and poster proposals for the 2019 AATOD Conference has been extended to midnight (EST) on January 25, 2019.

 

This conference is the premier conference on opioid addiction and medication assisted recovery. It has a well established reputation for offering a rich learning content to […]

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Release of New Policy Paper

Release of New Policy Paper

Using Medication Assisted Treatment to Treat Opioid Use Disorder: Learning from Past Experience to Guide Policy

 

This policy paper  is being released as our country continues to grapple with the challenges of the opioid use epidemic. It provides a historical context regarding the use of Medication Assisted Treatment for […]

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Opioid Legislation Signed into Law by President Trump – October 24, 2018

Opioid Legislation Signed into Law by President Trump – October 24, 2018

President Trump signed the sweeping opioid legislation into law Wednesday afternoon at a White House ceremony. It was a very well attended event, including Cabinet members, legislators, leadership from our field and business leaders, especially from the large pharmacy retail groups.

Mrs. Trump also made opening remarks reflecting […]

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Register Now! #aatod2019

Register Now!  #aatod2019

Register Now! The 2019 American Association for the Treatment of Opioid Dependence, Inc. (AATOD) Conference will be held October 19-October 23, 2019 at Disney’s Coronado Spring Resort in Walt Disney World, FL. The 2019 conference theme, “Out of the Shadows: Managing the Opioid Epidemic through the Continuum of Care” […]

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Congress MUST ACT to Expand Medicare for Opioid Treatment Programs (OTPs)!

Congress MUST ACT to Expand Medicare for Opioid Treatment Programs (OTPs)!

Phone Calls of Support for Medicare Part B Legislation : This is our last chance to influence the Senate/House Vote with regard to the Medicare coverage for eligible patients in OTPs. Please follow the directions in this link and call your […]

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Fentanyl Kills

Fentanyl Kills

We mourn the loss of another great legend due to a drug overdose. #fentanylkills #riptompetty

Some quick FACTS about the dangers of Fentanyl:
Fentanyl has been manufactured by a number of pharmaceutical companies for the management of severe, chronic pain. There are just over one […]

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Welcome to AATOD’s Website!

Mark W. Parrino, M.P.A.

Dear Friend and Colleagues,

2018 was a remarkable year in advancing a number of our policy objectives. After years of working with a number of federal authorities with jurisdiction in this area, Congress passed legislation (H.R. 6), which included a provision to develop a Medicare reimbursement rate for Medicare recipients, […]

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Blog # 4

Written by Mark W. Parrino, MPA – AATOD President
April 27, 2017

As many of our readers know, it has been impossible to pick up a paper or watch television news without hearing a story about the current opioid addiction crisis in America. President Trump recently appointed Governor Christie […]

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Blog # 3

Written by Mark W. Parrino, MPA – AATOD President
December 8, 2015

Focus on the Use of Medications to Treat Opioid Addiction

This has been an incredibly dynamic year with regard to the implementation of federal and state policies to increase access to treatment for opioid addiction.

In many […]

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Blog # 2

Written by Mark W. Parrino, MPA – AATOD President
October 22, 2013

We are in the final stages of conference planning and many of AATOD’s leading initiatives will be discussed during the course of this five day conference. Most of our associates have been following the announcements of this […]

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Blog # 1

Written by Mark W. Parrino, AATOD President
December 6, 2012

This represents our first blog. More will follow based on initial responses. You are free to make comments, which can be added to our website. This represents a slightly more informal way of communicating what AATOD is doing in […]

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