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Opioid Use Disorders: HHS Needs Measures to Assess the Effectiveness of Efforts to Expand Access to Medication-Assisted Treatment

Description
Reviews U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) efforts to expand access to and the use of medication assisted treatment (MAT) for treating opioid use disorders. Includes a discussion of rural-specific programs, and makes recommendations for improving future efforts and overall program evaluation.
Date
10/2017
Type
Document
Organization
Government Accountability Office
Tagged as
Access · Illicit drug use · Policy · Prescription drug abuse