This study examines factors that may influence access to MAT and to SUD treatment services, including negative perceptions associated with SUD treatment, cultural norms, and Medicaid and other insurance coverage. The study also examines state-specific initiatives to combat the opioid epidemic and SUDs.
Characteristics of the Rural Behavioral Health Workforce: A Survey of Medicaid/Medicare Reimbursed Providers
This study seeks to understand the characteristics of the behavioral health workforce in rural areas, the services offered by rural provider organizations, and the barriers these organizations face to providing services.
Scopes of Practice and Reimbursement Patterns of Addiction Counselors, Community Health Workers, and Peer Recovery Specialists in the Behavioral Health Workforce
This study cataloged credential requirements, scope of practice (SOP) elements, and Medicaid reimbursement rates for addiction counselors, community health workers, and peer recovery specialists across the country to better understand how these workers can contribute to behavioral health service delivery.
This report summarizes trends in the direct provision of oral health services by federally qualiﬁed health centers (FQHCs) over recent years and factors that predict the likelihood of an FQHC providing direct general and/or specialty oral health services.
The primary objective of this study was to examine the effects of state Medicaid expansion on community health center staffing.
This report examines trends in demand for advanced training by dental students and how this aligns with current policy supporting this training and practice. The report also explores the impact of residencies in ambulatory care settings, particularly for FQHCs, on service capacity and access for patients.
A Comparison of Medicaid Dental Claims Data in 2 States With Different Adult Dental Benefits, 2012-2013
The objective of this research was to understand the impact of Medicaid dental benefits and availability of providers on utilization of dental services.
The objective of this research is to understand the impact of Medicaid dental beneﬁts and availability of providers on utilization of dental services.
California’s Medicaid Personal Care Assistants: Characteristics and Turnover Among Family and Non-Family Caregivers
This study characterizes the role played by family members and non-family personal care assistants (PCAs) in California’s Medicaid program, which oversees the nation’s largest consumer-directed personal care assistance program.
This report presents research findings on the national landscape of personal care aide (PCA) training requirements across state Medicaid-funded programs.