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CMS Announces New Medicaid Policy to Combat the Opioid Crisis by Increasing Access to Treatment Options

Source
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Date
Nov 1, 2017
Summary
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced a new policy allowing states to design demonstration projects to increase access to treatment for opioid use disorder (OUD) and other substance use disorders (SUD). This announcement also includes the immediate approval of demonstration waivers for New Jersey and Utah under this new policy.
Tagged as
Access · Illicit drug use · Medicaid · Policy · Prescription drug abuse · Substance abuse · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention · New Jersey · Utah