Office Based Addiction Treatment (OBAT) Program

The New Jersey Division of Medical Assistance and Health Services (DMAHS), in collaboration with the Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services, launched a program to cover and support Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) and Office Based Addiction Treatment (OBAT). This program reimburses prescribers for OBAT services through their managed care contracts. OBAT combines MAT prescribed by eligible providers with psychosocial navigators who coordinate care for members with Substance Use Disorder (SUD). These services are covered for members in the following plans: Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD), NJ FamilyCare, Managed Long Term Services & Supports (MLTSS) and Horizon NJ TotalCare (HMO D-SNP).

How to Join

Contact your Provider Representative if you would like to participate. To take part, you must have a current Drug Enforcement Administration registration that includes Schedule III authority and provide navigator services.

Please view our OBAT Frequently Asked Questions and Helpful Hints.

More Resources

For more information on the OBAT program, please call Provider Services at 1-800-682-9091 or review the resources below.

Providers of OBAT Services

We must validate that both participating and non-participating New Jersey-licensed practitioners who provide OBAT services to our members comply with all requirements and guidelines established by DMAHS and the Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services.

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