Medical Center Hour – October 18, 2017 – Transforming Virginia Medicaid’s Addiction and Recovery Treatment Services (Arts) Benefit – The Honorable William A. Hazel, Jr MD

18 October 2017
Pinn Hall Conference Center Auditorium
The Jessie Stewart Richardson Memorial Lecture of the School of Medicine

TRANSFORMING VIRGINIA MEDICAID’S ADDICTION AND RECOVERY
TREATMENT SERVICES (ARTS) BENEFIT

The Honorable William A. Hazel Jr. MD, Secretary of Health and Human Resources,
Commonwealth of Virginia, Richmond VA

Mohan Nadkarni MD, Division of General Medicine, Geriatrics, and Palliative Care,
Department of Medicine, UVA

Marny Bentley MA and Rebecca Kendall, Region Ten Community Services Board, Charlottesville.

The opioid epidemic is currently exacting a terrible toll on the health, lives, safety, and livelihood of persons and communities across Virginia, the Appalachian region, and, indeed,  much of North America. What is being done to address this crisis at the levels of policy and practice in the Commonwealth of Virginia and in Charlottesville-Albemarle and environs? In this Medical Center Hour, the Honorable William A. Hazel Jr MD, Secretary of Health and Human Resources for the Commonwealth, discusses Virginia’s five-pronged approach to the epidemic and the impact of that approach to date. He is joined in this conversation by a primary care physician and community mental health professionals.

Co-presented with the Office of Quality and Performance Improvement, UVA Health System

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