Opioid Treatment Programs: Get Ready to Participate in the New Benefit

October 3, 2019
Policy Snapshot

Starting January 1, 2020, under the CY 2020 Physician Fee Schedule proposed rule, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) plans to pay Opioid Treatment Programs (OTPs) through bundled payments for opioid use disorder treatment services for people with Medicare Part B, including medication-assisted treatment medications, toxicology testing, and counseling.

Get ready to participate in the new benefit:

  • Obtain full OTP certification from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
  • Enroll in Medicare starting in early November
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