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Subject: Deadline Extension for $193,000 in Incentives for Implementing Opioid Guidelines
Banner Dates: October 12, 2018 through December 04, 2018
Cycles: 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23
Provider Type: 01/010

Subject: Deadline Extension for $193,000 in Incentives for Implementing Opioid Guidelines
 
The Department of Human Services (DHS) is implementing the first component of the new measures to the Hospital Quality Incentive Program (HQIP) specific to the opioid epidemic. The new opioid measures are aimed at addressing opioid use disorder (OUD) in Medicaid patients and provides $30 million in incentives for developing clinical pathways for patients with OUD who present in hospital emergency departments for CY 2018.
 
In order to receive payments under this incentive program, hospitals must develop written documentation of clinical pathways and provide attestation by November 30, 2018. Attestations should be submitted via email to RA-PWPQUALINCEN@pa.gov
 
For more information, visit the Hospital Assessment Initiative page
 
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