September 15, 2021
Opioid/Substance Use Disorders
  • A Modern Healthcare article highlights examples of how insurers are adding benefits around substance abuse treatment. A number of insurers – including Highmark Health, Anthem, UnitedHealth Group’s Optum, and Beacon Magellan – have partnered with Ria Health to provide its members access to virtual care for alcohol use disorder. Anthem announced it has partnered with Boulder Care to offer digital opioid addiction treatment to members in Ohio. In May, Groups Recover Together announced it raised a $60 million Series C round for its hybrid approach to opioid addiction, with participation from the venture arms of UnitedHealth Group and Kaiser Permanente. (Article here)