This study was completed by NPC Research, an independent, nationally recognized research firm headquartered in Portland, Oregon, at the request of the Montana Supreme Court and the Montana Healthcare Foundation (who funded the report). The purpose of this study was to respond to current attention on substance use disorders as a key health challenge in Montana, and the … Continued
This report provides a landscape scan and recommendations to increase the use of SBIRT in Montana. The report was commissioned by the Montana Healthcare Foundation and written by the National Council for Behavioral Health. You can read an executive summary of this report here.
This report explores Medicaid’s new role as the primary payer for substance use disorder services in Montana. This new role is a direct result of Montana’s 2016 Medicaid expansion to cover most low-income adults in the State. The report offers strategies that the Medicaid program may pursue in this new role to improve substance use … Continued
In the summer of 2017, MHCF sponsored listening sessions on Substance Use Disorders (SUD) in communities across Montana to understand the extent of the problem and identify solutions. The work was done in partnership with the Montana Department of Justice, Department of Corrections, Department of Health and Human Services and the Governor’s Office. Data gathering … Continued