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Trends in Engagement With Opioid Use Disorder Treatment Among Medicaid Beneficiaries During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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March 11, 2022

Trends in Engagement With Opioid Use Disorder Treatment Among Medicaid Beneficiaries During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Alyssa Shell Tilhou, MD, PhD1; Laura Dague, PhD2; Brendan Saloner, PhD3; et alDaniel Beemon, MS4; Marguerite Burns, PhD5

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JAMA Health Forum. 2022;3(3):e220093. doi:10.1001/jamahealthforum.2022.0093

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What The Study Did: Researchers examined whether Medicaid patients in Wisconsin with opioid use disorder experienced decreased access to treatment, including receiving buprenorphine and urine drug testing during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Authors: Alyssa Shell Tilhou, M.D., Ph.D., of the Boston University School of Medicine/Boston Medical Center, is the corresponding author.

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Tilhou AS, Dague L, Saloner B, Beemon D, Burns M. Trends in Engagement With Opioid Use Disorder Treatment Among Medicaid Beneficiaries During the COVID-19 Pandemic. JAMA Health Forum. 2022;3(3):e220093. doi:10.1001/jamahealthforum.2022.0093

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