Behavioral Health Business December 6, 2023
Medication-assisted treatment (MAT) has increasingly become the gold standard for treating opioid use disorder (OUD). However, the industry has a long way to go in developing more therapies to better support patients with OUD.
OUD treatment provider Groups Recover Together leverages MAT and group therapy to promote members’ recovery through in-person or virtual care models.
MAT is only effective when combined with psychosocial modalities but the treatment needs to be more widely-adopted, according to Cooper Zelnick, the company’s chief revenue officer. Zelnick, who is in recovery himself, sees improving access to Groups’ multi-pronged approach to OUD as core to the company’s mission.
Zelnick sat down with BHB to discuss taking risk to achieve value-based payment models, how technology can improve...