Download only The report discusses Medicaid coverage of FDA-approved medications for treatment of alcohol and opioid use disorders, limitations on coverage (such as prior authorization requirements), background on federal laws and policies and innovative practices and policies at the state level. Publication ID SMA18-5093 Publication Date November 2018 Last Reviewed November 2018 Format Report Download Medicaid Coverage of MAT for Opioid Use Disorder & Alcohol PDF 1.56 MB Find Related Information Audience Policymakers Program Planners, Administrators, & Project Managers Public Health Professionals Population Group People with Alcohol Use or Abuse Problems as Population Group People with Substance Use or Abuse Problems as Population Group You May Also Be Interested In Hepatitis C/HIV in Native American Populations This fact sheet highlights the extent of hepatitis C (HCV) and HIV among American Indians and Alaska Natives. It reviews the risk factors, symptoms, and treatment options for each condition, as well as describes who should get tested for HCV and HIV, and how often. Follow Directions: How to Use Methadone Safely This fact sheet describes ways to reduce the risks of taking methadone for pain relief or medication-assisted treatment of opioid use disorders. It lists methadone side effects that require emergency attention and offers resources for additional information. A Guide to Substance Abuse Services for Primary Care Clinicians This manual guides clinicians through stages of primary care for alcohol and substance misuse in adult patients. It discusses warning signs of misuse, screening and follow-up, brief intervention, assessment, treatment models, and legal issues. It includes four screening tools. Prescription Drugs: They Can Help But Also Hurt: Not Worth the Risk (for Teens) This brochure describes for teens the dangers of misusing prescription drugs and over-the-counter drugs. It lists warning signs of prescription drug misuse, and offers advice on receiving help. TAP 21-A: Competencies for Substance Abuse Treatment Clinical Supervisors This manual lists competencies for effective supervision in substance use disorder treatment programs. It provides step-by-step guidance for implementing comprehensive supervisory training and workforce development. Medicaid Handbook: Interface with Behavioral Health Services This handbook reviews Medicaid and its role in financing services and treatment for mental illness and substance use disorders. It discusses services included in state Medicaid plans and other factors related to Medicaid, such as reimbursement.