MaineMOM

MaineMOM aims to improve care for pregnant and postpartum people with opioid use disorder and their infants by integrating maternal and substance use treatment services. 

MaineMOM Services

MaineCare MaineMOM services will:

  • Offer a team-based approach to care, including a perinatal provider, substance use counselor, patient navigator, nurse care manager, recovery coach, and perinatal provider.
  • Provide pregnant and parenting individuals with a treatment plan for counseling, recovery support, and treatment, including medications.
  • Provide coordination and a plan for supportive prenatal, delivery, and postpartum care, including family planning.
  • Coordinate referrals for other services a person might need during and after pregnancy like health care, housing, or transportation.

MaineMOM Healthcare Partners

The Office of MaineCare Services is collaborating with 17 healthcare sites to test the delivery of MaineMOM Services beginning July 1, 2021.

    Resources for Clinicians Treating Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) in Pregnancy

    Treatment Recommendations for Opioid Use Disorder during Pregnancy

    Buprenorphine Monotherapy vs. Combination Therapy during Pregnancy

    Polysubstance Use During Pregnancy

    Screening for Health-Related Social Needs

    Mental Health

    Breastfeeding & Substance Use Disorders

    Hepatitis C & Substance Use Disorders

    Pain Management

    Stigma Awareness and Substance Use Disorders

    Postpartum Reproductive Planning and Contraceptive Care

    Infant Care

    Patient Education Materials and Resources

    Opioid Use Disorder During Pregnancy

    Other Substance Use During Pregnancy

    Maine Intimate Partner Violence Resources

    Mental Health Disorders

    Contraception

    Substance Exposed Infants

    MaineMOM Advisory Meeting Minutes

    March 16, 2021

    December 15, 2020

    September 15, 2020

    March 10, 2020

    June 16, 2020

     

    Maine MOM Model Initiative and Grant Award

    Maine was awarded $5.3 million cooperative agreement with from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) to participate in the Maternal Opioid Misuse (MOM) model. See the CMS MOM Press Release or the Maine DHHS MOM Award Press Release for more information about the award.

    The MaineMOM initiative aims to:

    • Implement a “No wrong door" approach to screening, welcoming, and engaging women in care
    • Design a system of treatment and recovery for mothers, using a medication first model of Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT)
    • Increase access to evidenced-based care by integrated perinatal and substance use healthcare teams
    • Coordinate care for pregnant women and mothers with substance use disorders within local communities and across the state of Maine
    • Conduct a public outreach campaign aimed at increasing awareness of supportive services and reducing stigma for pregnant women and mothers

    See the MaineMOM FactSheet (PDF) for a summary of the model.

    Questions?

    Email the MaineMOM@maine.gov for questions about the initiative, upcoming events, and meetings.

     

    This project is supported by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of a financial assistance award with 100 percent funding by CMS/HHS. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement by CMS/HHS, or the U.S. Government.