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Webinar replay: opportunities for opioid treatment providers to improve patient outcomes

This webinar was held on May 23, 2023.

HMA’s 3-part New Rules in Treatment of Opioid Addiction webinar series is aimed at helping stakeholders prepare for new federal rules that will change how medications are delivered to persons with opioid use disorders. Reducing daily visits will allow persons served to engage in work, family and community activities that sustain recovery, but programs have historically relied on daily visits for revenue. With the new rules, opioid treatment centers (OTPs) have a unique opportunity to advance person-centered care. In part 1 of this series, we addressed changes in clinical and business practices, as well as payment structures that will enable OTPs to implement new treatment programs and other flexibilities to improve patient outcomes. Other parts of the webinar series examine policy and incentives in the new system.

Learning Objectives

OTP Regulatory Changes – Understand expected changes from the point of view of clinicians and providers.

Critical Action Steps – Identify what OTPs will need to do next to comply.

State Variation – Consider how to navigate new rules across states with different approaches to treatment.

Featured Speaker

Nick Stavros, CEO, Community Medical Services

Mark your calendars for other webinars in this series:

Opportunities for State Payers to Improve and Align Incentives – June 6, 2023 at 3 p.m. ET

Opportunities for State Regulators to Shape Policy and Regulation – June 20, 2023 at 3 p.m. ET

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Meet our HMA speakers

Debbi Witham

Debbi Witham

Principal
Washington, DC
Shannon Robinson

Shannon Robinson, MD

Principal
Costa Mesa, CA