Enrolled Senate Bill (S)

DIGEST

Opioid dependence treatment. Requires Medicaid coverage for inpatient detoxification for the treatment of opioid or alcohol dependence. Adds requirements for an opioid treatment program to meet in order to operate in Indiana. Requires the division of mental health and addiction (division) to adopt specified administrative rules concerning opioid treatment by an opioid treatment provider. Requires the office of the secretary and the division to develop a treatment protocol containing best practice guidelines for the treatment of opiate dependent patients to be used by certain office based opioid treatment providers. Requires an opioid treatment program to provide specified information upon request Opioid dependence treatment. Requires Medicaid coverage for inpatient detoxification for the treatment of opioid or alcohol dependence. Adds requirements for an opioid treatment program to meet in order to operate in Indiana. Requires the division of mental health and addiction (division) to adopt specified administrative rules concerning opioid treatment by an opioid treatment provider. Requires the office of the secretary and the division to develop a treatment protocol containing best practice guidelines for the treatment of opiate dependent patients to be used by certain office based opioid treatment providers. Requires an opioid treatment program to provide specified information upon request by the division. Urges the legislative council to assign a study committee the topic of patient access to and provider reimbursement for federally approved medication assisted treatment in the Medicaid program. ... View more