The New Jersey Department of Human Services (DHS) will provide coverage for a new Medicaid office-based addiction treatment (OBAT) benefit starting July 1, 2019. OBAT is limited to primary care offices, and is part of a larger initiative, called MATrx, to increase access to medication assisted treatment (MAT) for addiction disorder. MATrx consists of three tiers of treatment to be provided by primary care provider organizations, federally qualified health centers (FQHCs), and clinic-based Opioid Treatment Providers (OTPs) and Centers of Excellence (COEs). These settings will serve as a resource for treatment, training, and mentoring. All three tiers will . . .