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MOMSOhio

Source: Ohio Colleges of Medicine Government Resource Center

This is the website for Ohio’s Maternal Opiate Medical Supports (MOMS) collaborative which is working to improve maternal and baby health outcomes by providing obstetrical care and substance use disorder treatment treatment through a maternity care home model of care. The interactive website

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Substance Use-Disorder Prevention that Promotes Opioid Recovery and Treatment for Patients and Communities Act (SUPPORT Act)

Source: U.S. Federal Legislation

This is the comprehensive opioid use disorder legislation passed by the 115th Congress and signed into law by the president in 2018. The bill is known as the Substance Use-Disorder Prevention that Promotes Opioid Recovery and Treatment for Patients and Communities Act, or the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act.

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Health Plan Rx for the Opioid Epidemic

Source: California Health Care Foundation

This one page document summarizes the strategies health plans can use to reduce opioid overuse and misuse among their patient populations as described in the 2 California Health Care Foundation Reports. Funding Source:  California Health Care Foundation

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Changing Course: The Role of Health Plans in Curbing the Opioid Epidemic

Source: California Health Care Foundation

A 2016 report from the California Health Care Foundation on strategies health plans can adopt to address opioid overuse and misuse among their insured populations. The report provides examples of strategies in 4 areas: engaging providers, working with high-risk members, addressing misuse, and supporting healthy

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Curbing the Opioid Epidemic: Checklist for Health Plans and Purchasers

Source: Smart Care California

This 2017 publication from Smart Care California includes a checklist on specific steps health plans and purchasers can take to address 4 policy areas related to the opioid crisis: decreasing the number of patients starting on opioid therapy, improving pain management options, increasing access to addiction treatment

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Why Health Plans Should Go to the MAT in the Fight Against Opioid Addiction

Source: California Health Care Foundation

This 2017 publication from the California Health Care Foundation makes the case that commercial and public health plans should make access to medication assisted treatment (MAT) a priority for patients with opioid use disorder. The report explains why MAT is so important, defines the access barriers to MAT, and provides strategies for health plans to implement in making MAT available for their patients. Funding Source: California Health Care Foundation

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Opioid Safety Toolkit

Source: California Health Care Foundation

Website for the California Health Care Foundation’s Opioid Safety Toolkit for Health Plans. The toolkit is designed to assist health plans in implementing opioid safety initiatives across their operations including their leadership structure, provider network, medical management policies, pharmacy benefits, and member

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