Maryland tests out part of federal response to opioid crisis

The Washington Post – A federal initiative to combat the opioid epidemic is being tested in Maryland.

The Baltimore Sun reports Maryland, where overdose deaths are surging, is one of seven states approved to allow large residential centers to bill Medicaid for substance abuse treatment. Under the new structure, treatment centers receive reimbursement for each patient rather than a set grant.

Read more at The Washington Post.

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