This report summarizes findings from two studies from 2017 that looked at risk factors associated with the development of neonatal withdrawal syndrome (also known as neonatal abstinence syndrome) in babies born to mothers with opioid use disorder. Published in the National Institute on Drug Abuse research notes.
The Arizona Department of Health Services created these frequently asked questions to explain the state requirement that health care providers report cases of neonatal opioid withdrawal (or neonatal abstinence syndrome) as part of the state’s enhanced opioid surveillance.
The 2018 guidelines on caring for pregnant women with substance use disorder (SUD) and their babies from the Maine Department of Health and Human Services. The guidelines include clinical algorithms for screening for substance use during pregnancy and caring for
The Prescription Behavior Surveillance System (PBSS) collects deindentified data from state prescription drug monitoring programs (PDMPs) to identify treads in controlled substance prescribing and dispensing and indicators of non-medical use and diversion. This 2016 report looks at the
This 2017 report from the Association for Community Affiliated Plans describes innovative practices designed to address opioid misuse and treat opioid use disorder (OUD) implemented in 5 Medicaid managed care organizations across the country. The practices focus on prevention and detection of misuse of
A 2 page summary of the Maine Snuggle Me guideline for treating pregnant women with substance use disorder and their infants. Includes clinician checklists for recommended care during the first, second and third trimesters and postpartum period. Funding Source: Maine Department of Health and Human Services
A collaboration of providers in Ohio developed this shared decision making tool for use by pregnant women and their providers. The tool is not specific to patients with substance use disorders but uses plain language to address multiple pregnancy related issues such as ensuring support for new moms, housing, food and patient safety. Funding Source: Ohio Department of Medicaid
This 2019 report from the Urban Institute analyzed Medicaid State Drug Utilization Data to assess variation in buprenorphine prescriptions across state Medicaid programs between 2011 and 2018.
This 15 minute video describes the family-centered approach to addiction treatment provided by SHIELDS for Families in Southern California. The model allows women and their children and partners to stay together during treatment in a residential setting with all services provided on site.
A report from a 12 state learning collaborative on improving treatment of opioid use disorder among pregnant and parenting women and infants exposed to opioids. The report focuses on the strategies states used to expand access to and coordination of services, improve education and training for providers, use data to monitor and evaluate initiatives, enhance medical coverage and reimbursement policies, and address ethical, legal, and social considerations such as stigma.