CMS Medicaid IAP Webinar – Widening the Lens: Treatment for Alcohol and Stimulant Use Disorders

Event Start Date: August 08, 2019 - 7:00 PM EDT
Event End Date: August 08, 2019 - 8:30 PM EDT

The CMS Medicaid Innovation Accelerator Program’s (IAP) Reducing Substance Use Disorder (SUD) program area is holding a webinar on the topic of broadening the national focus from opioid use disorder (OUD) to address alcohol and stimulant use disorders. In this webinar, participating states will learn about strategies for the treatment of alcohol use disorder (AUD), including medication-assisted treatment and AUD treatment coordinated with primary care. The webinar speakers will also provide an overview of treatment issues regarding stimulant use disorder such as patient retention and evidence-based models.  Lastly, the webinar will walk participants through California Medicaid program’s efforts to build a robust treatment delivery system to broadly address substance use disorders. The webinar will be held on Thursday, August 8, 2019 from 3:00PM-4:30PM Eastern Standard Time.