Medicaid, HealthChoice MCOs take steps to prevent opioid-related problems. Response follows treatment reimbursement boost in program’s renewed waiver.
Baltimore, MD (February 8, 2017) – In keeping with the Hogan administration’s leadership in fighting the opioid crisis in Maryland, the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is announcing policies reforming the opioid-prescribing process in the Medicaid program, to seek to block the prescription pathway to substance use disorders.
Maryland urges testing on National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. State utilizing 5-year plan for prevention, care services; builds on collaborations.
Baltimore, MD (February 6, 2017) – Tuesday is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD), and the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene’s Prevention and Health Promotion Administration is encouraging all Marylanders to support HIV education, prevention, testing and care.
Md. health dept., ex-Raven Orr ‘team up’ for public service videos on opioids. Marylanders can find treatment resources at MdDestinationRecovery.org.
Baltimore, MD (February 6, 2017) – As part of the Hogan administration’s continued efforts to save lives and promote recovery amid the opioid crisis, the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene’s Behavioral Health Administration has released a series of public service announcements (PSAs) to be shown on TV and in movie theaters.