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Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) Treatment Resources

WellCare connects providers and members to resources associated with opioid use and addiction including Medication Assisted Treatment. Our aim is to assist our providers regarding the use and misuse of opioid medications and various types of pain management tactics.

For Providers

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) provides several physician resources targeted at the treatment of OUD, including:

WellCare hopes our providers recognizes the importance of this opioid program and will consider becoming MAT prescribers. To learn more go to our MAT information page.

For Members

For members wishing to learn more about opioid use, pain management and addiction, CME Outfitters offers an informative Opioid Patient Education Hub with videos, infographics, patient stories and more.

As necessary, you may also refer members for a higher level of care by searching

PLEASE NOTE: Search results may include out-of-network providers. Please keep this in mind when referring WellCare members.

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