Opioid Use Disorder

Apr 21, 2021
Access to behavioral health care unfortunately remains difficult due to the shortage of providers, stigma, lack of a true connected continuum of care, and more. This series of case studies featuring the innovative work of hospitals and health systems and their community partners, details how…
Jan 25, 2021
This webinar is presented by: Sarah E. Wakeman, MD Medical Director, Massachusetts General Hospital Substance Use Disorder Initiative Medical Director, Massachusetts General Hospital Addiction Consult Team Director, Addiction Medicine Fellowship Program Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard…
Dec 3, 2020
About two years ago, the Buprenorphine Team — or B team — was formed at Dell Seton Medical Center in Austin, Texas, in collaboration with Dell Medical School at the University of Texas at Austin. Our goal is to offer Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved medications for patients with opioid…
Nov 23, 2020
Hospital outpatient departments, critical access hospitals, rural health clinics and other eligible providers may apply through Jan. 3 to participate in the Value in Opioid Use Disorder Treatment demonstration.
Nov 10, 2020
The Drug Enforcement Administration published an interim final rule expanding access to medication-assisted treatment under the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act of 2018.
Oct 5, 2020
Stigma leads to discrimination and creates barriers for people to seek treatment and access care, write Richard Bottner, a physician assistant and affiliate faculty member at Dell Medical School at the University of Texas at Austin, and Rebecca Chickey, AHA’s senior director of Behavioral Health…
Aug 18, 2020
In today's episode Elisa Arespacochaga, vice president of AHA's Physician Alliance, sits down with Richard Bottner — an affiliate faculty member at Dell Medical School — to discuss how they have implemented an innovative treatment program to address opioid use disorder and reduce stigma.
Feb 26, 2020
The Alliance for Addiction Payment Reform, whose members include the AHA, showcased its value-based payment model for addiction and recovery support services at a briefing for congressional lawmakers and staff.
Dec 5, 2019
The Congressional Academic Medicine Caucus and the Association of American Medical Colleges today sponsored a Capitol Hill briefing to highlight the urgent nationwide need for more physicians to treat substance use disorders.
Nov 21, 2019
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Nov. 1 issued a final rule updating physician fee schedule (PFS) payments for calendar year (CY) 2020. The rule also includes several policies implementing year four of the quality payment program (QPP) created by the Medicare Access and CHIP…