Treatment Activities

One of the primary areas of work for the HRSA RCORP Implementation award involves completing key tasks in the area of opioid use treatment. The six key treatment related tasks are listed below. Clicking on the activity in each box will give more information about how COP-RCORP undertook implementing that activity and provide a link to that activity’s page.

Increase the number of providers, including physicians, nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, certified nurse-midwives, certified registered nurse anesthetists, and physician assistants who are trained, certified, and willing to provide MAT, including by providing opportunities for existing rural providers to obtain DATA 2000 Drug Enforcement Agency waivers.


More information about this is coming soon.




Increase the number of support staff with the training and education to provide activities and services to complement MAT.


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Recruit and retain rural SUD/OUD providers by providing workforce development opportunities and recruitment incentives through mechanisms such as, but not limited to, the NHSC.


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Reduce barriers to treatment, including by supporting integrated treatment and recovery, including integration with behavioral health, dentistry, and social services, and, as appropriate, providing support to pregnant women, children, and at-risk populations using approaches to minimize stigma and other barriers to care.


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Train providers, administrative staff, and other relevant stakeholders to maximize reimbursement for treatment encounters through proper coding and billing across insurance types to ensure financial sustainability of services.


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Strengthen collaboration with law enforcement and first responders to enhance their capability of responding and/or providing emergency treatment to those with SUD/OUD.


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