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Agency Issues Guidance to Implement State Plan Option for Substance Use Disorder Treatment in Institutions of Mental Disease

Agency Issues Guidance to Implement State Plan Option for Substance Use Disorder Treatment in Institutions of Mental Disease

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released a State Medicaid Directors Letter (SMDL) providing guidance on the implementation of section 5052 of the Substance Use-Disorder Prevention that Promotes Opioid Recovery and Treatment for Patients and Communities (SUPPORT Act). This provision amended the institution of mental diseases (IMD) exclusion and established a new section, 1915(1), of the Social Security… (Slifer, 11/6/19) #Mental and Behavioral Health, #Physicians, #Opioids

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