Wyden Statement in Congress on Substance Use Treatment Problems
Today’s hearing will spotlight the pitfalls Americans face when they try to find quality treatment for a substance use disorder. A person battling this disease is often jostled around from one end of the health care system to the other. The last thing they need when you’re suffering from this disease is another obstacle – rip-off artists, empty promises or outright abuse – when they are just trying to get better.
Too often, people travel across the country expecting to arrive at a legitimate treatment facility only to find that they have fallen prey to a scheme, the goal of which is to drain their bank account and bilk their insurance for everything it’s worth.
Here’s more from Senator Ron Wyden of Oregon. Click here.