This 5-page overview examines the role Medicaid plays in improving access and quality of substance use disorder treatment (SUD). The report describes 3 roles Medicaid plays in the SUD treatment field: payer and contractor; collaborator, evaluator, and educator; and regulator, monitor and enforcer. The report also describes 12 specific actions state Medicaid officials can take to improve quality of care, improve health outcomes for individuals with an SUD, and ensure value and reduce the economic impact of the opioid crisis.
Funding Source: National Institute on Drug Abuse
A 5-page overview of the role Medicaid plays in improving access and quality of substance use disorder treatment (SUD)