Addiction Treatment Services

Addiction is a chronic disease, which causes individuals to seek “reward” from substance-use or other activities whether or not they may cause harm. Addiction treatment has been in the spotlight as payers, policymakers, and health systems struggle to address the opioid crisis and increasing substance-related mortality rates. As a result, the addiction treatment market is shifting—there is expanded coverage for residential treatment, a push towards greater integration and care coordination, and new competitors entering the market—creating new challenges and opportunities for organizations working in addiction treatment.

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Oklahoma Medicaid Monitoring Value-Based Agreement For Pear Therapeutics Prescription Digital Addiction Treatment

The Oklahoma Medicaid program and Pear Therapeutics entered a value-based access agreement for Pear’s reSET and reSET-O prescription digital therapeutic (PDT) addiction treatments. The agreement went into effect on January 1, 2022. OHCA has not disclosed the specific performance and outcomes-based benchmarks being monitored under this agreement. OHCA intends to evaluate usage of the two… Read

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