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Becoming A MAT Provider

https://www.samhsa.gov/medication-assisted-treatment/become-buprenorphine-waivered-practitioner

  • Sign up 
    • Notification of intent 
    • X-Waiver to DEA 
  • Take courses and increase number of MATs 
    • Starts with 30 
    • 100 within first year 
    • 275 after first year 
      • ●      Annual Reporting Requirements to Treat Up to 275 Patients 
      • Every six months; need to submit a waiver 
      • Every year, per 42 CFR 8.635, qualified practitioners approved to treat up to 275 patients must submit information about their practice to SAMHSA for purposes of monitoring regulatory compliance. The goal of the reporting requirement is to ensure that practitioners are providing buprenorphine treatment in compliance with the final rule Medication Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use Disorders (81 FR 44711). 
    • For Nurse practitioners, there are specific laws by state. These are shown here. (DLU 08/04/2021) 
      • Full Practice: AK, AZ, CO, CT, DC, DE, GU, HI, IA, ID, MA, MD, ME, MN, MP, MT, ND, NE, NH, NV, OR, RI, SD, VT, WA, WY 
      • Reduced Practice: AL, AR, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MS, NJ, NY, OH, PA, UT, WI, WV 
      • Restricted: CA, FL, GA, MI, MO, NC, OK, SC, TN, TX, VA 
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