The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services recently announced a six-month delay in implementation of its Innovation Center Maternal Opioid Misuse (MOM) Model, due to COVID-19. Awardees now have until July 1, 2021 to screen and enroll beneficiaries in the MOM model, which seeks to address the sometimes-fragmented care of pregnant and postpartum Medicaid beneficiaries who have opioid-use disorders.

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