The 2018 SUPPORT Act passed by Congress directed the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to create a new provider type in Medicaid of “residential pediatric recovery centers” (RPRCs) which treat infants with neonatal opiate withdrawal/neonatal abstinence syndrome. This letter provides guidance for states wishing to add RPRCs as provider types eligible for reimbursement through Medicaid.
Funding Source: Centers for Medicaid and CHIP Services
State Guidance for Implementation of the Treatment for Infants with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome in Residential Pediatric Recovery Centers (SUPPORT Act)
Guidance for states in adding a new provider type of "residential pediatric recovery center" in Medicaid to treat infants with neonatal opiate withdrawal/neonatal abstinence syndrome.