California Substance Use Disorder Policy Resources

Implementation Information

(Under Construction)

Implementation Domains

Assessment & Placement

Hypothesis: Access to treatment will increase in counties that opt in to the waiver compared to access in the same counties prior to waiver implementation and access in comparison counties that have not opted in.

Service Delivery

Hypothesis: Quality of care will improve in counties that have opted in to the waiver compared to quality in the same counties prior to waiver implementation, and quality in comparison counties that have not opted in.

Quality Improvement

Hypothesis: There will be improved SUD treatment coordination for beneficiaries both within the SUD continuum of services as well as with primary care, mental health, and recovery support services.