Date: March 23, 2023
Category: Access to Treatment
Grantees: Legal Action Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Legal Action Center

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Webinar: Expanding Access to Opioid Use Disorder Treatment During and After Incarceration

Join Gabrielle de la Guéronnière, JD of Legal Action Center; Eric Weintraub, MD of the University of Maryland School of Medicine; Captain Daniel Lasher of Allegany County Sheriff’s Office; and Essence Hairston, LCSW, LCAS, CSI of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill – Horizons Programs, as they discuss implementation challenges and solutions, policy and practice implications, and next steps after CMS approved an amendment to California’s Section 1115 waiver, enabling the state’s Medicaid program to begin paying for certain health care services, provided to people leaving jails, prisons, and youth correctional facilities, including medications for opioid use disorder.

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