Support to Health Policy Commission on Opioid Policies

Dates: 2015-2016

State: Massachusetts

Client(s): State of MA Health Policy Commission

Service: Training & Technical Assistance

Technical Expertise: Substance Use

JSI is providing consultation services to the MA Health Policy Commission (HPC), an independent state agency that develops policy to reduce health care cost growth and improve the quality of patient care, as it relates to two primary areas of focus to include long-term reduction of incidence of opioid abuse and dependence and improved access to opioid use disorder treatment and recovery supports. JSI will gather and review data to support the HPC’s development of policy recommendations.