Effective, January 1, 2018, PCPs shall be allowed to treat members with medication-assisted treatment (MAT) for opioid use disorder (OUD).
Prior authorization is not required. PCPs must refer the member to a behavioral health provider for the psychological and/or behavioral therapy component of the MAT model and coordinate care with the behavioral health provider. The drug list for the treatment of OUD is provided in the Health plan website. BUHP appreciates your ongoing commitment to our members. If you have any other
questions, please contact your assigned Provider Relations Representative.