The Role of Community Health Centers in Addressing the Opioid Epidemic

Appendix Table 1: Differences between Health Centers in Medicaid Expansion and Non-expansion States in States With Above-Average Opioid Overdose Death Rates
  Health Centers in Hard-hit States Health Centers in Hard-hit Expansion States Health Centers in Hard-hit Non-expansion States
Increase in opioid use disorder in past three years 81% 83% 75%
Provide on-site medication-assisted treatment 56% 63% 40%*
Provide injectable naltrexone 71% 78% 45%*
Distribute naloxone 45% 51% 32%*
Fund MAT training with HRSA grant 60% 51% 86%*
*Significantly different from health centers in hard-hit expansion states at p<.05. Source: GW/KFF 2018 Health Center Survey
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