The opioid treatment program where I work accepts Medicaid as payment, starting a few years ago. Overall, it’s been so beneficial for hundreds of our patients. However, when Medicaid patients have repeatedly positive drug screens, Medicaid overseers threaten to cut off their funding for treatment. Our state’s Medicaid system is divided into counties, and […]
This is a powerful post. Let’s consider an addiction a chronic disease. Let’s think of relapse as an unfortunate incident, like a spike in A1C, rather than a disaster.