Senate Bill (H)

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Substance abuse programs. Subject to the approval of the Indiana commission to combat drug abuse (commission), establishes the physician medication assisted treatment training reimbursement pilot program (pilot program) to reimburse qualified physicians who undergo certain medication assisted treatment training, for the purpose of increasing the number of physicians in Indiana allowed under the federal Drug Addiction Treatment Act of 2000 to prescribe certain controlled substances to treat opioid dependency in settings other than an opioid treatment program. Establishes requirements for participation in the pilot program. Subject to the approval of the commission, establishes the maternal neonatal opioid addiction project (project) Substance abuse programs. Subject to the approval of the Indiana commission to combat drug abuse (commission), establishes the physician medication assisted treatment training reimbursement pilot program (pilot program) to reimburse qualified physicians who undergo certain medication assisted treatment training, for the purpose of increasing the number of physicians in Indiana allowed under the federal Drug Addiction Treatment Act of 2000 to prescribe certain controlled substances to treat opioid dependency in settings other than an opioid treatment program. Establishes requirements for participation in the pilot program. Subject to the approval of the commission, establishes the maternal neonatal opioid addiction project (project) within the division of mental health and addiction (division). Allows the division to implement the project and award one grant to a health care system application that meets specified requirements for participation in the project. ... View more