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Health and Criminal Justice Program leader to speak at U.S. Office of National Drug Control Policy on addiction treatments for the incarcerated

The United States Office of National Drug Control Policy has invited a UMass Medical School Health and Criminal Justice Program leader to speak at an event about substance use disorder treatments for justice-involved populations at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington, D.C., June 17.

Massachusetts would face additional costs or see uninsured rise if CHIP funding runs out, according to report authored by UMass Medical School

If Congress does not extend federal funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), Massachusetts would incur an additional cost of $166 million in fiscal year 2016 to continue insurance coverage for 130,000 children currently enrolled in the program, according to a report authored by a health policy expert from UMass Medical School and released April 7 by the Massachusetts Medicaid Policy Institute of the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation.

Analysis reveals thousands of Connecticut parents could lose health insurance under budget proposal

Up to 10,000 parents in Connecticut could lose health coverage if a proposal to change eligibility requirements for HUSKY A, the state’s Medicaid program, is successful, according to an analysis conducted by health policy experts from UMass Medical School and released by the Connecticut Health Foundation (CT Health) on March 18.

Clinical pharmacists to present on pediatric behavioral health medication trends, Massachusetts opioid epidemic at MCPHS University

Clinical pharmacists from UMass Medical School’s Commonwealth Medicine division will discuss trends in pediatric behavioral health medication and the pharmacist’s role in responding to the Massachusetts opioid epidemic at MCPHS University’s Pharmaceutical Care Days Dec.5 and 6 at the Worcester campus.

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