CMS Letter to State Medicaid Directors: Leveraging Medicaid Technology to Address the Opioid Crisis
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)
Offers states information and advice regarding strategies to combat the opioid crisis using technology, as well as potential funding opportunities for these efforts. Discusses implementing prescription drug monitoring programs (PDMPs) to track and facilitate the safe prescription of opioid medications, increasing interoperability, and telehealth services to improve care coordination among healthcare professionals.
Opioids • Pain Management and Opioid Prescribing • Prevention • Recovery • Teleservices and Technology • Treatment