Role of the Emergency Department (ED) Physician in the Treatment of Patients with OUD
More than 1 million of Medicare beneficiaries had a diagnosis of opioid use disorder in 2020.
However, fewer than 1 in 5 Medicare beneficiaries with an opioid use disorder diagnosis received medication to treat this condition. In addition, the number of patients who stay in treatment after hospital discharge decrease drastically during the transition of care.
This series of webinars will provide strategies, interventions, and targeted solutions to ensure access to treatment and facilitate the continuity of care after hospital discharge.