Better care management and value based payments creates better control over opioid abuse. Care Management can play a key role in this endeavor in curbing this current epidemic.
The article, “Value-Based Payment Opens Doors for Better Opioid Use Disorder Care” by Jacqueline LaPointe looks at this situation. The article states
“We have about a 90 percent treatment gap in this country, and it’s really important for people to wrap their minds around that. People are presenting in a lot of places where care is not offered to them and until we transform the payment model, we’re not going to be able to close the addiction treatment gap”
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Our Care Management Program can help nurses and other healthcare professionals utilize better models to reduce addition and abuse of the system