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.
This patient education publication describes the risks of taking benzodiazepine medications while also being treated for opioid use disorder with medication assisted treatment.