On Jan. 1, Health First Colorado is expanding its substance use disorder benefit. Residential and inpatient treatment and withdrawal management services will be part of Medicaid’s covered services. The expansion was authorized by the state legislature in 2018. The additional services will give members access to a full range of treatment options.
More than $700,000 from the National Institute of Health's Institute of Drug Abuse is headed to the University of Colorado Denver to study treatments for…