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Amidst Rising Overdose Deaths, Policymakers Look for Ways to Expand Access to Proven Opioid Use Disorder Treatment

Pandemic-related policies loosening federal requirements to meet with providers in person improved medication-assisted treatment (MAT) access, but these policy changes are set to expire at the conclusion of the public health emergency (PHE). This blog discusses how policy decisions can help chart a course to a proven method for reducing opioid mortality rates, and why lowering insurance-related barriers to MAT is key to ensuring access to this lifesaving care.