Practice Information

Opioid Use Disorder Screenings & Treatment: Medicare Pays for Services

Medicare pays for opioid use disorder (OUD) screenings performed by physicians and non-physician practitioners:

    • Evidence-based, early intervention approach
    • For non-dependent substance use before patients need more specialized treatment

If you diagnose your patient with OUD, we pay for certain treatment services. Visit Opioid Use Disorder Screenings & Treatment for coverage and coding information. Bookmark this webpage for the latest updates.

Opioid Treatment Programs: New Information for 2024

Visit Opioid Treatment Programs (OTP) for CY 2024 updates, including:

    • Must be medically reasonable and necessary
    • Can’t duplicate any service paid for under any bundled payments billed for an episode of care in a given week