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CMS To Host Webinar on Substance Use Disorder Treatment

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services will host a webinar on enhancing workforce skills for treating substance use disorders.

The webinar, scheduled for June 28 from 3:305 pm ET, will focus on the Medicaid Innovation Accelerator Program’s Reducing Substance Use Disorders program area.

Speakers with both state and provider partners from California, Missouri, and Rhode Island will discuss:

  • increasing provider competence using patient needs assessments;
  • establishing training requirements and educational resources for counselors; and
  • expanding access to substance use disorder treatment and improving provider competency through care coordination.

Contact Director of Policy Erin O’Malley at eomalley@essentialhospitals.org or 202.585.0127 with questions.

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Rachel Schwartz is a policy associate at America's Essential Hospitals.