Healthcare Patterns of Pregnant Women and Children Affected by OUD in 9 State Medicaid Populations


State Medicaid programs are the largest single provider of healthcare for pregnant persons with opioid use disorder (OUD). The objective of this study was to provide comparable, multistate measures estimating the burden of OUD in pregnancy, medication for OUD (MOUD) in pregnancy, and related neonatal and child outcomes.

Senior Policy Analyst Shamis Mohamoud was part of the Medicaid Outcomes Distributed Research Network (MODRN) team of authors of this article published in the Journal of Addiction Medicine.

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