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Table 1 Core components to GBOT implementation

From: Building a Group-Based Opioid Treatment (GBOT) blueprint: a qualitative study delineating GBOT implementation

1) Consistent application of expectations
 Group expectations set through contracts and ground rules
 Low tolerance for inappropriate patient behaviors
 Low tolerance for substances of abuse (illicit and prescribed)
2) Team-based approach (medical assistant, front desk, nurse, B/N provider, psychologist)
3) Creating a safe and confidential space
4) Billing
 Primary Care Provider
  99213 if no individual appt. or
  99214 if individual appt
 Behavioral Health Provider
  90853 for group psychotherapy or 96153 for health behavior code
5) Regular monitoring through drug screens and PDMP
6) Regular attendance and participation in groups