R.I. receives $3.4M federal grant to expand addiction treatment by Medicaid providers

RHODE ISLAND was awarded a $3.4 million planning grant from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to expand the capacity to treat substance use disorders by Medicaid providers in the state. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/ANDREW HARRER
RHODE ISLAND was awarded a $3.4 million planning grant from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to expand the capacity to treat substance use disorders by Medicaid providers in the state. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/ANDREW HARRER
PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island was awarded a $3.5 million planning grant to increase the state’s treatment capacity of Medicaid providers for substance use disorder treatment and recovery services, the R.I. congressional delegation announced Wednesday. “Rhode Island continues to make strides in combating the opioid epidemic, but we have to keep the momentum going with real…

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