This best practices toolkit, published by the Camden Coalition’s National Center for Complex Health and Social Needs and co-authored by Shelly Virva (Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers) and Grace “Katie” Bell (Telewell Indian Health MAT Project), is intended for for program administrators and clinical care teams who want to establish effective medications for addiction treatment...

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A consensus study report from the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM)’s Committee on Integrating Social Needs Care into the Delivery of Health Care to Improve the Nation’s Health. The committee was convened by NASEM to examine the potential for integrating social care services into the delivery of health care with the ultimate...

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This online brief from the Kaiser Family Foundation and Peterson Center on Healthcare’s Health System Tracker takes a closer look at the amounts and types of health spending for people with employer-based health insurance who have continuing high health care spending (for three consecutive years).  The analysis includes data on what types of care people with persistently high spending are...

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Medications for opioid use disorder are evidence-based and, in combination with evidence-based behavioral health interventions, are best practice. But successful medications for addiction treatment (MAT) programs need to do more than just prescribe and dispense medication — they must also be designed to address the complex health and social needs of the patients seeking care....

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