J Addict Med 2021 May 10. Epub 2021 May 10.
Department of Internal Medicine, University of Utah, City, UT (GC, AJG), Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA (ESC, MS, DN, TB, CD, JD), School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA (WFG, C-CH), Program Evaluation Research Unit, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA (JP, JW), School of Pharmacy, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA (JP), Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs, Harrisburg, PA (ED), Pennsylvania Department of Human Services, Harrisburg, PA (DK).
Objectives: Limited information is available regarding provider- and patient panel-level factors associated with primary care provider (PCP) adoption/prescribing of medication for opioid use disorder (MOUD).
Methods: We assessed a retrospective cohort from 2015 to 2018 within the Pennsylvania Medicaid Program. Participants included PCPs who were Medicaid providers, with no history of MOUD provision, and who treated ≥10 Medicaid enrollees annually. Read More