A core facet of TRI’s mission is to translate science into practical terms for policy-makers, practitioners and other stakeholders. Periodically, policy experts at TRI issue ‘policy briefs’ designed to provide science-based information to legislators and other drivers of policy-making.
Several themes predominate: the degree to which public entities are assuming a greater share of responsibility for funding substance abuse treatment systems, the need for all systems to incorporate chronic, not acute, treatment models, and the utility of drawing upon primary as well as specialty care resources to improve early identification and appropriate response. Drawing upon its own resources supplemented by a variety of experts available to the Center, the papers include:
Download: Assessing Medication Assisted Treatment Readiness in States (PDF)
Download: Crosswalk of National Quality Forum Consensus Standards (PDF)
Download: EBPs (PDF)
Download: FAQs on the NQF Process (PDF)
Download: Integrating Substance Abuse Treatment into Medical Care (PDF)
Download: Introduction to the Center for Policy Research & Assessment (PDF)
Download: National Quality Forum Standards Algorithm (PDF)
Download: NQF Crosswalk (PDF)
Download: NQF FAQs (PDF)
Download: NQF Standards Algorithm (PDF)
Download: NQF Standards Summary (PDF)
Download: Performance Based Contracting (PDF)
Download: Performance Based Contracting for States (PDF)
Download: Purchasing & Managing Coordinated Care (PDF)
Download: Relieving Paperwork Burden in Addiction Treatment (PDF)
Download: SA Performance Measure Inventory (PDF)
Download: Substance Use Disorders Treatment Performance Measures (PDF)
Download: Summary of NQF Standards Including History of Development (PDF)
Download: Treatment of Offenders with Substance Use Disorders (PDF)
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