P. Todd Korthuis, MD, MPH; Dennis McCarty, PhD; Melissa Weimer, DO, MCR; Christina Bougatsos, MPH; Ian Blazina, MPH; Bernadette Zakher, MBBS; Sara Grusing, BS; Beth Devine, PhD, PharmD, MBA; Roger Chou, MD
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Author Contributions: Conception and design: P.T. Korthuis, D. McCarty, M. Weimer, B. Devine, R. Chou.
Analysis and interpretation of the data: P.T. Korthuis, D. McCarty, M. Weimer, C. Bougatsos, B. Zakher, S. Grusing, R. Chou.
Drafting of the article: P.T. Korthuis, D. McCarty, C. Bougatsos, R. Chou.
Critical revision of the article for important intellectual content: P.T. Korthuis, D. McCarty, M. Weimer, I. Blazina, B. Zakher, B. Devine, R. Chou.
Final approval of the article: P.T. Korthuis, D. McCarty, M. Weimer, C. Bougatsos, I. Blazina, B. Zakher, S. Grusing, B. Devine, R. Chou.
Obtaining of funding: R. Chou.
Administrative, technical, or logistic support: C. Bougatsos, I. Blazina, S. Grusing.
Collection and assembly of data: P.T. Korthuis, D. McCarty, M. Weimer, C. Bougatsos, I. Blazina, B. Zakher, S. Grusing, R. Chou.
Greater integration of medication-assisted treatment (MAT) for opioid use disorder (OUD) in U.S. primary care settings would expand access to treatment for this condition. Models for integrating MAT into primary care vary in structure. This article summarizes findings of a technical report for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality describing MAT models of care for OUD, based on a literature review and interviews with key informants in the field. The report describes 12 representative models of care for integrating MAT into primary care settings that could be considered for adaptation across diverse health care settings. Common components of existing care models include pharmacotherapy with buprenorphine or naltrexone, provider and community education, coordination and integration of OUD treatment with other medical and psychological needs, and psychosocial services and interventions. Models vary in how each component is implemented. Decisions about adopting MAT models of care should be individualized to address the unique milieu of each implementation setting.
Table 1. Key Informants (n = 11)
Appendix Table 1. Sample Questions for Key Informants
Appendix Table 2. Search Strategies
Table 2. Sources for MAT Models of Care
Table 3. Overview of MAT Models of Care for OUD in the Primary Care Setting*
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Korthuis PT, McCarty D, Weimer M, Bougatsos C, Blazina I, Zakher B, et al. Primary Care–Based Models for the Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder: A Scoping Review. Ann Intern Med. 2017;166:268–278. doi: 10.7326/M16-2149
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