The Center for Health Care Strategies published a report “Behavioral Health Provider Participation in Medicaid Value-Based Payment Models: An Environmental Scan and Policy Considerations.” This report provides an overview of the behavioral health system’s engagement in value-based payment (VBP) in the U.S., with a focus on 11 states, lessons on implementing VBP from the perspective … Continued
Optometrists are state-licensed primary health care professionals who specialize in eye health. NCSL has information on three areas of an optometrist’s scope of practice. Read more.
The National Center for Health Workforce Analysis published a report on supply and demand projections for primary care practitioners through 2025. Read the report.
The National Center for Health Workforce Analysis published a report on the nursing workforce projections through 2030. Read the report.
The National Center for Health Workforce Analysis published a report outlining projections for behavioral health provides through 2025. Read the report.
The Office of National Drug Control Policy works to reduce drug use and its consequences by leading and coordinating the development, implementation and assessment of U.S. drug policy. Read more.
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration provides information on webinars, workshops, publications and research, as well as buprenorphine and opioid prescribing courses for physicians. Read about the resources.
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration provides the number of DATA-waived practitioners by state. Find your state.
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration has information for physicians on the waiver application and management process to prescribe or dispense buprenorphine for opioid dependency treatment. Read the information.
The Drug Enforcement Agency has information on the Controlled Substances Act, Title 21 of the United States Code. Read the Act.