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CO Medicaid picked for federal program to reduce opioid misuse in pregnancy


Last updated 12/31/2019 at 3:22pm

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced the Department of Health Care Policy & Financing (the Department) is among 10 state Medicaid agencies selected to receive federal funding under the Maternal Opioid Misuse (MOM) Model. The MOM Model is intended to improve the quality of care and reduce expenditures for pregnant and postpartum women with Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) as well as their infants. The MOM Model increases access to treatment while creating sustainable coverage and payment strategies that support ongoing coordination and integration of care.

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