(a) Within the limits of federal funds available specifically for this purpose, the commissioner of human services shall establish pilot projects to provide substance use disorder treatment and services to pregnant and postpartum women with a primary diagnosis of substance use disorder, including opioid use disorder. Pilot projects funded under this section must:
(1) promote flexible uses of funds to provide treatment and services to pregnant and postpartum women with substance use disorders;
(2) fund family-based treatment and services for pregnant and postpartum women with substance use disorders;
(3) identify gaps in services along the continuum of care that are provided to pregnant and postpartum women with substance use disorders; and
(4) encourage new approaches to service delivery and service delivery models.
(b) A pilot project funded under this section must provide at least a portion of its treatment and services to women who receive services on an outpatient basis.
The commissioner shall apply for any available grant funds from the federal Center for Substance Abuse Treatment for these pilot projects.
Official Publication of the State of Minnesota
Revisor of Statutes