Nevada Resources

  • Know Your Pain Meds Provides information on how opioids work, alternatives to pain medicine, the overdose reversal medication naloxone, a substance use disorder treatment finder, and submit concerns you have about a medical provider
  • The Nevada Opioid Overdose Surveillance Dashboard  includes graphs and tables on death rates, opioid-related emergency department visits and inpatient admissions, and opioid prescriptions at the county-level and zip code-level.
  • The Patient-Centered Opioid Addiction Treatment (P-COAT) Model is an Alternative Payment Model designed by the American Medical Association (AMA) and The American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM). The P-COAT model was developed to expand access and utilization of medication assisted treatment (MAT) while also ensuring providers are appropriately reimbursed for the services they provide.
  • The Division of Health Care Financing and Policy has taken action to address the opioid crisis by updating Nevada Medicaid policy and opening Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT)-related evaluation and management (E/M) codes for billing by Nevada Medicaid providers effective with dates of service on or after January 1, 2020. In addition to MAT related E/M codes, Nevada Medicaid opened Screening, Brief Intervention, Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) codes to assist providers in performing screening services to recipients at risk or struggling with Substance Use Disorder (SUD).

Useful websites

Mobile Resources

  • Partnership for Drug-Free Kids: a text-based support and information system to help friends and family members of an individual misusing opioids.
  • MATx: A free mobile app for supporting providers in utilizing medication-assisted treatment for opioid use disorders


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