Resources

Sharing knowledge about promising practices and their sustainable implementation is vital to ending the opioid crisis. Our resources include the recommendations of experts and the perspectives of those on the frontlines.

Issue Brief

Issue Briefs: Affordability and Costs of MOUD Treatment for Patients

November 17, 2021

Because opioid use disorder is a chronic condition, treatment with medications for opioid use disorder (MOUD) is often not a one-time event or short term. Treatment costs may be incurred for months or years, leaving patients with high out-of-pocket costs. In two new issue briefs, health policy expert Kristi Martin shines light on the affordability of MOUD treatment for both insured and uninsured people.

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Issue Brief: Leveraging Medicaid Policy to Enhance Access to Opioid Use Disorder Treatment

October 27, 2021

In states that have expanded Medicaid coverage to more low-income adults, more people now have access to medications for opioid use disorder, the standard of treatment. In a new issue brief, three FORE grantees describe how their organizations are assessing the impact of Medicaid expansion and pandemic-era policy changes on OUD treatment. Their work is helping to identify opportunities to better meet the needs of Medicaid beneficiaries.

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Issue Brief: Promoting Equity in Access to Opioid Use Disorder Treatment and Supports: A Focus on Black Communities

April 9, 2021

Read how three FORE grantees are working to identify gaps in opioid use disorder treatment and care for Black Americans and promising approaches to close them.

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Issue Brief: Closing Gaps in the Continuum of Treatment and Support Services for Pregnant and Parenting Women with Opioid Use Disorder

March 11, 2021

Read how three FORE grantees are helping to increase referrals to treatment, expand access, and deliver tailored supports to help pregnant and parenting women living with opioid use disorder and their families.

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Issue Brief: Expanding Access to Opioid Use Disorder Treatment in Rural America

March 4, 2021

Read how four FORE grantees are developing and testing demonstrated core components of what’s needed to establish a systematic approach to expanding access to treatment for opioid use disorder in hard-to-reach rural communities.

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Issue Brief: Improving Access to Treatment and Recovery Supports for Younger Generations

February 4, 2021

Read how three FORE grantees are working to help adolescents and young adults access opioid use disorder treatment and support services to maintain their recovery during the pandemic and beyond.

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