Webinar: Office-Based Opioid Treatment: What You Need to Know
- Date Recorded: April 4, 2019
- Presenters: David Shillcutt and Kristina Sherry
- Length: about an hour
- Price: free
- Questions/Concerns: [email protected] | 888-958-2282
There is a confluence of national and local public policy developments regarding mental health, substance use disorders, and treatment. The federal government, working in partnership with states, addresses behavioral health issues and establishes and enforces minimum standards. States, however, have significant power in making decisions—mental health regulations and available services can look very different from state to state, and even from county to county.
This was part of a partnership between Behavioral Health Association of Providers, Epstein Becker Green, and Nelson Hardiman: offering a winter / spring webinar series that addressed topics highlighting the accelerating legal and policy issues for the behavioral health industry.
Office-based opioid treatment providers are on the front lines of the response to the opioid epidemic, but recent developments in federal and state legislation have significant implications for provider business models and service delivery strategies.
This webinar examines provider capacity issues for medication assisted treatment, the opportunities and challenges of telemedicine for addiction services, and the expansion of innovative service delivery networks including the "Hub and Spoke" system and related models.
David Shillcutt is an Associate in the Health Care and Life Sciences division in the Washington, DC, office of Epstein Becker Green.
David has deep experience in the areas of behavioral health, government and commercial reimbursement, and managed care due to his work at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Kristina Sherry is a transactional and compliance attorney with Nelson Hardiman.
Kristina brings to her healthcare practice the equanimity of a litigator and experience defending public entities such as Los Angeles World Airports and the Los Angeles Unified School District. She advises hospitals, physician organizations, long-term and behavioral care providers, and other healthcare-related organizations in transactions and regulatory matters.