Medicaid coverage for methadone improves treatment for opioid use disorder in pregnancy

Pregnant women with opioid use disorder (OUD) are more likely to receive evidence-based treatment with an 'opioid agonist' -- usually methadone -- in states where those medications are covered by Medicaid, reports a study in the December issue of Medical Care, published by Wolters Kluwer.

Medicaid coverage for methadone improves treatment for opioid use disorder in pregnancy

Pregnant women with opioid use disorder (OUD) are more likely to receive evidence-based treatment with an "opioid agonist"—usually methadone—in states where those medications are covered by ...

Tue 14 Nov 17 from Medical Xpress

Medicaid coverage for methadone improves treatment for opioid use disorder in pregnancy, Tue 14 Nov 17 from Eurekalert

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