CREDENTIALING, LICENSING, AND REIMBURSEMENT OF THE SUD WORKFORCE: A REVIEW OF POLICIES AND PRACTICES ACROSS THE NATION. APPENDIX F: Case Study Selection Methodology

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EXHIBIT F1. Characteristics of Case Study States in Relation to National Levels
  California New York Texas North Carolina
Unmet Need for SUD Treatment[1]
% Non-White[2]
% Urban[3]
% Under Poverty[4]
% No Health Coverage[4]
% Public Health Insurance Coverage[4]
Drug Overdose Deaths[5]
Medicaid SUD Restriction Level[6] Low Low Medium Medium
Medicaid Expansion[7] Yes Yes No No
COMPARISON TO NATIONAL LEVELS:
  • Above ↑
  • Below ↓
  • At or near ↔

DATA SOURCES:

  1. SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2015 and 2016. Retrieved from https://www.samhsa.gov/data/population-data-nsduh/reports.
  2. U.S. Census Bureau, 2016 American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates. Retrieved from https://factfinder.census.gov/faces/nav/jsf/pages/searchresults.xhtml?refresh=t#none.
  3. U.S. Bureau of the Census, 2010 Census of Population. Retrieved from http://www.census.gov/geo/www/ua/2010urbanruralclass.html.
  4. U.S. Census Bureau, 2012-2016 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates. Retrieved from https://factfinder.census.gov/faces/tableservices/jsf/pages/productview.xhtml?pid=ACS_16_5YR_DP03&src=pt.
  5. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, (2018). Drug Overdose Mortality by State: 2016. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics. Retrieved from https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/pressroom/sosmap/drug_poisoning_mortality/drug_poisoning.htm.
  6. Andrews, C.M., Grogan, C.M., Westlake, M.A., Abraham, A.J., Pollack, H.A., D'Aunno, T.A., & Friedmann, P.D. (2018). Do benefits restrictions limit Medicaid acceptance in addiction treatment? Results from a national study. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 87, 50-55. doi: 10.1016/j.jsat.2018.01.010.
  7. Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. (2018). Status of State Action on the Medicaid Expansion Decision. Retrieved from https://www.kff.org/health-reform/state-indicator/state-activity-around-expanding-medicaid-under-the-affordable-care-act/?currentTimeframe=0&sortModel=%7B%22colId%22:%22Location%22,%22sort%22:%22desc%22%7D.