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Opioid Use Disorder: Barriers to Medicaid Beneficiaries' Access to Treatment Medications

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Examines Medicaid beneficiaries' access to medication-assisted treatment (MAT) for opioid use disorder. Identifies state and federal policies that can impose barriers to MAT medications. Highlights how 3 states and the District of Columbia are addressing these barriers. Discusses challenges to medication deliveries to rural and small practices and access to addiction medicine providers in rural areas.
Date
01/2020
Type
Document
Organization
Government Accountability Office
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Access · Medicaid · Policy · Prescription drug misuse · Minnesota · North Carolina · Ohio