This report provides an overview of Medicaid delivery system reform efforts aimed at addressing the opioid crisis. The report describe 2 models of delivery system reforms: adoption of the Medicaid health home model for opioid use disorder (OUD) treatment and innovations that improve warm handoffs and care transitions from different levels of substance use disorder treatment. The report includes examples of state innovations in Pennsylvania, Michigan, Maryland, West Virginia, and Virginia and provides initial evaluation findings from these innovative models. Information in the report came from states participating in the Medicaid Outcomes Distributed Research Network, which assists states in using Medicaid data to measure the impact of innovative policies and interventions.
Funding Source: National Institute on Drug Abuse
An overview of Medicaid delivery system reform efforts aimed at addressing the opioid crisis from Academy Health and the Milbank Memorial Fund