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Intervention, Treatment, and Prevention Strategies to Address Opioid Use Disorders in Rural Areas: A Primer on Opportunities for Medicaid-Safety Net Collaboration

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Description
A guide designed to assist state Medicaid directors, healthcare providers, and other stakeholders who work to reduce opioid addiction. Includes descriptions of successful state initiatives implemented to reduce deaths due to overdose, and improve access to quality care for rural, low-income individuals experiencing opioid addiction. Provides an infographic displaying the prevalence and increase of substance abuse disorder in the U.S.
Author(s)
Chiara Corso, Charles Townley
Date
09/2016
Type
Document
Organization
National Academy for State Health Policy
Tagged as
Healthcare quality · Illicit drug use · Medicaid · Mortality · Prescription drug abuse · Service delivery models · Statistics and data · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention