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Recommendation: The Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation should establish performance measures with targets related to expanding access to MAT for opioid use disorders. (Recommendation 1)
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services Status: Open Priority recommendation
Comments: HHS concurred with this recommendation. HHS stated that developing such measures is appropriate and that the department will continue to work to develop robust performance measures, including measures related to MAT, as part of its overall Opioid Strategy. However, while HHS has established a goal to expand access to MAT, as of March 2019 it has yet to establish performance measures to track the treatment capacity of medical practitioners who provide MAT. To fully implement this recommendation, HHS should establish these measures.