Pregnancy and Alcohol

Priority Treatment

Laws mandating priority access to public and private substance abuse treatment for pregnant and postpartum women who abuse alcohol.

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AK                   
  • Jurisdiction: Alaska
  • Effective Date of Change: 10/15/2007
  • Change: Priority treatment requirement established
  • Details
                                         
ALNo Change
ARNo Change
AZNo Change
CANo Change
CO            
  • Jurisdiction: Colorado
  • Effective Date of Change: 3/2/2006
  • Change: Priority treatment requirement established
  • Details
                                                
CTNo Change
DCNo Change
DENo Change
FL                              
  • Jurisdiction: Florida
  • Effective Date of Change: 7/1/2010
  • Change: Priority treatment requirement eliminated
  • Details
                              
GANo Change
HINo Change
IANo Change
IDNo Change
ILNo Change
INNo Change
KSNo Change
KY                                                 
  • Jurisdiction: Kentucky
  • Effective Date of Change: 6/24/2015
  • Change: Priority treatment requirement established
  • Details
           
LA                                                  
  • Jurisdiction: Louisiana
  • Effective Date of Change: 8/1/2015
  • Change: Priority treatment requirement eliminated
  • Details
          
MANo Change
MD                                                   
  • Jurisdiction: Maryland
  • Effective Date of Change: 10/1/2015
  • Change: Priority treatment requirement eliminated
  • Details
         
MENo Change
MINo Change
MNNo Change
MONo Change
MSNo Change
MTNo Change
NCNo Change
NDNo Change
NENo Change
NHNo Change
NJNo Change
NMNo Change
NVNo Change
NYNo Change
OHNo Change
OKNo Change
ORNo Change
PANo Change
RINo Change
SCNo Change
SDNo Change
TNNo Change
TX      
  • Jurisdiction: Texas
  • Effective Date of Change: 9/1/2004
  • Change: Priority treatment requirement eliminated
  • Details
                               
  • Jurisdiction: Texas
  • Effective Date of Change: 9/2/2012
  • Change: Priority treatment requirement established
  • Details
          
  • Jurisdiction: Texas
  • Effective Date of Change: 6/21/2015
  • Change: Priority treatment requirement eliminated
  • Details
           
UT                     
  • Jurisdiction: Utah
  • Effective Date of Change: 5/5/2008
  • Change: Priority treatment requirement established
  • Details
                                       
VANo Change
VTNo Change
WANo Change
WINo Change
WVNo Change
WY                           
  • Jurisdiction: Wyoming
  • Effective Date of Change: 12/10/2009
  • Change: Priority treatment requirement eliminated
  • Details
                                 
USNo Change