AMA, NCMS, Manatt: Study of NC reversing opioid epidemic
A new report today by the AMA, North Carolina Medical Soc, and Manatt Health shows North Carolina is adopting strategies to combat the opioid epidemic.
AMA, MSMA, Manatt: Study on MS reversing opioid epidemic
A new report today by the AMA, Mississippi State Medical Assn (MSMA), and Manatt Health shows Mississippi is adopting strategies to combat the opioid epidemic.
Iowa removes barriers to treatment of opioid use disorder
Physicians congratulating the Iowa Legislature and Gov. Reynolds for passing a law that results in more residents receiving treatment for opioid use disorder.
Arkansas sets standard for states by removing prior authorization for treatment of opioid use disorder
The AMA and AMS commended Governor Asa Hutchinson and the General Assembly for removing administrative barriers to treatment for opioid use disorder (OUD).
Quick Take: Moves cut barriers to opioid-use disorder treatment
In actions that will save lives, New Jersey and Washington, D.C., removed prior authorization for Medicaid patients who need medication-assisted treatment.
District of Columbia takes important step to reverse opioid epidemic
The MSDC and the AMA applauded the mayor’s office for removing prior authorization for medications to treat opioid use disorder.
AMA: New Jersey shows leadership to help end opioid epidemic
The AMA commended NJ Gov. Murphy and state Human Services Commissioner Johnson for helping end barriers to treatment for patients with opioid use disorder.
AMA and CMA praise Atty. Gen. Becerra for supporting MAT
American Medical Association, California Medical Association praise California attorney general call for helping patients struggling with substance use disorder.
Life-saving treatment bill advanced in state hit hard by opioid epidemic
Kentucky becomes latest state taking action to remove “senseless” insurance company barriers to opioid-use disorder treatment.