State Case Studies Show Managed Care's Impact on Substance Abuse Programs

Helping state drug and alcohol agencies respond to the growth of managed care treatment

The National Association of State Alcohol and Drug Abuse Directors, Inc., helped member agencies respond to the growth of managed care, and preserve access and quality of care for substance abusing individuals.

Key Results

Under the grant, the association:

  • Surveyed member agencies and compiled an inventory of their managed care experiences.
  • Developed five state-specific case studies that documented best practices in managed care within public substance abuse treatment systems.
  • Functioned as a technical assistance broker, responding