Naloxone Treatment Programs for Opioid Overdose
This report examines naloxone programs in various stages of development in three states and summarizes Medicaid coverage policies in ten states.
- summarizes information on community overdose prevention programs using naloxone by examining three exemplary state programs designed to increase the availability and use of naloxone rescue kits.
- reviews Medicaid coverage policies in 10 states for naloxone and highlight linkages between community overdose prevention programs and Medicaid policy.
- reviews how state statutes regarding criminal and civil liability have changed to encourage the wider use of naloxone treatment for overdose.