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Expanded Medicaid Coverage of Alcohol Use Disorder and Opioid Use Disorder Treatment Services

Tuesday, November 2, 2021

Michigan’s Health and Aging Services Administration recently released Bulletin MSA 21-19, which expands access to services by updating and expanding reimbursement for treatment for Alcohol Use and Opioid Use Disorders provided by primary care providers in office-based settings. Join one of these 60-minute virtual discussions about how providers can screen and identify patients with potential mild to moderate AUD and OUD, available office-based treatment options, and how to successfully bill for services rendered. 

To Join: Follow this link>> 

Meeting ID: 850 9011 2971, Passcode: 363657
Phone only: Dial 1-312-626-6799, enter Meeting ID and Passcode

  • Thursday, November 18, 2021, 1:00 – 2:00 pm EST
    • Target Audience: Providers, including Physicians (MD/DO), Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Clinical Nurse Specialists, Clinical Nurse Midwifes, Pediatricians, Licensed Psychologist, Licensed Social Workers (Master’s level), and others.
  • Thursday, December 2, 2021, 10:00 – 11:00 am EST
    • This discussion will focus on the mechanics of billing for services
    • Target Audience: Administrators responsible for patient billing for provider practices.


  • Laura Kilfoyle: Reference and Benefits Section, Medicaid Policy Division, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Bureau of Medicaid Policy, Operations & Actuarial Services
  • Cara Poland, MD: Board Certified Addiction Medicine Physician, Assistant Professor, Michigan State University, College of Human Medicine
  • Nicole Salava: Provider Analyst, Provider Relations, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services
  • Dusan Stojicic: Associate Director, Substance Use Disorders and Justice-Involved Populations, Community Catalyst