OADAP defined penetration rates as the percentage of OHP enrollees who gained access to substance abuse treatment.
it's not something we fought ferociously for." OADAP, however, wanted the chemical dependency and physical health benefits under OHP integrated.
As a result, the state substance abuse and Medicaid agencies (that is, OADAP and OMAP) spent considerable time and resources reacting to problems and were less able to provide the collaborative support and leadership characteristic of the slot and fee-for-service systems.
The nature of the relationships among treatment providers and between treatment providers and OADAP changed immediately and comprehensively.
To disseminate this information OADAP developed the Alcohol and Drug Clarifier, or Green Paper, a periodic mailing to treatment providers and MCOs.
OADAP also established a coordinating committee made up of representatives from treatment agencies, MCOs, and the state agencies OADAP and OMAP.