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Medications for opioid use disorder (MOUD)
Medications for opioid use disorder (MOUD) is an approach to opioid use treatment that combines the use of FDA-approved drugs with counseling and behavioral therapies for people diagnosed with opioid use disorder (OUD).
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Find answers to your questions about buprenorphine-containing products in office-based opioid treatment settings in our COVID-19 and prescribing FAQ.
Medication for Opioid Use Disorder (MOUD) is used at opioid treatment program (OTP) facilities as a method for assisting patients in recovery. If you have a patient in need of these services, refer to our listing of opioid treatment programs (OTP) in Washington State.
In addition, the Washington State Targeted Response (STR): Hub and Spoke Project funds multiple, geographically-based, integrated networks of care — called hub and spoke networks — for OUD treatment.
How do I bill?
Learn how to bill for primary care services in a substance use disorder setting and when offering MOUD services:
- Paying for Primary Care Services: Substance User Disorder Setting and the MAT Billing Process (webinar presentation)
- Post-webinar frequently asked questions (FAQs)
OTNs are second generation hub and spoke treatment sites that serve individuals with opioid use disorder. OTNs are positioned to provide MOUD in nontraditional treatment settings such as emergency departments, jails, syringe services, homeless shelters, and fire departments. These sites initiate medication treatment and make referrals to community providers for ongoing care.
Where are these networks located?
Current OTNs in Washington are located at:
- Benton County Corrections Department
- Bellingham Comprehensive Treatment Center
- Capital Recovery Center
- Downtown Emergency Services Center
- Family Health Center
- Franklin County Jail
- Harborview Medical Center
- Kitsap County Jail
- Klickitat Valley Health
- Multicare Deaconess Hospital
- PeaceHealth Southwest
- SCORE Jail
- Summit Pacific Medical Center
- Swedish Health Services
- Tacoma Fire Department