OAPP Update – August 2, 2021

The Opioid Alternative Pilot Program (OAPP) was launched by the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) on January 31, 2019. The OAPP provides access to medical cannabis for individuals who have or could receive a prescription for opioids as certified by a health care professional licensed in Illinois.

Opioid Alternative Pilot Program data, as of July 31, 2021:

OAPP patients registered -- 783
OAPP patients awaiting health care professional certification -- 171
Number of Health Care Professionals registered with OAPP/MCPP -- 1508