4001.1 Expanding and Paying for the Continuum of Substance Use Care

Tuesday, November 9, 2010: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Medicaid is a major funder of substance abuse treatment. State-specific initiatives to improvesubstance abuse treatment will be described. Use of electronic health records in substance abuse treatment programs has lagged other healthcare fields. A system implemented at a substance abuse treatment program will be described. Innovative means of providing substance abuse treatment to hard to reach populations, such as the homeless will be presented.
Session Objectives: Describe Medicaid funded programs for substance abuse care Describe use of electronic health records in a substance abuse treatment program Describe programs designed to engage hard to reach populations

Factors related to Medicaid payment acceptance at outpatient substance abuse treatment programs
Yvonne Terry-McElrath, MSA, Jamie F. Chriqui, PhD, MHS and Duane C. McBride, PhD
Implementation of an electronic information system to enhance practice at an opioid treatment program
Steven Kritz, MD, Melissa Lin, MS, Roberto Zavala, MD and Lawrence S. Brown, MD, MPH, FASAM
Sober Living Houses for Substance Abusing Offenders
Douglas Polcin, EdD, Rachael A. Korcha, MA, Jason Bond, PhD and Gantt Galloway, PharmD

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Organized by: Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)