Biden-Harris Administration Proposed FY 2024 Budget Released with Significant Increase in SUD Funds
On March 13, the Biden-Harris Administration released its proposed fiscal year 2024 budget, offering significant health-related investments in substance use disorders (SUD). The proposed budget requests $144 billion in discretionary funding for the Department of Health and Human Services and $10.8 billion for the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). Notable increases include:
- $2.7 billion for the Substance Use Prevention, Treatment and Recovery Services Block Grant.
- $2 billion for the State Opioid Response grant program.
- $136 million for the Medication Assisted Treatment – Prescription Drug and Opioid Addiction program.
- $130 million for the National Health Service Corps (NHSC) SUD Workforce Loan Repayment Program.