Enhancing Access to Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) is a practical, action-oriented Guide that supports the use of high-value, evidence-based treatment to fight the opioid epidemic ravaging communities across our nation. The Guide provides concrete strategies and implementation examples to help stakeholders execute, strengthen, and/or expand their ability to provide MAT. Healthcare delivery organizations, practitioners, payers, and community organizations can utilize this resource and make a difference in the lives of patients, families, and communities by embracing actions that expand and strengthen this proven treatment approach for opioid use disorder (OUD). Developed from patient insights and the experience of diverse experts, the Guide includes innovative and promising practices, solutions to common barriers, and tools and resources in order to support the use of evidence-based treatment for the millions of Americans who are affected by OUD.
Publication Date: July 2019