OAPP Update – September 12, 2019

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 physician licensed in Illinois.

Opioid Alternative Pilot Program data, as of August 31, 2019:

OAPP patients registered -- 2,220
OAPP patients awaiting physician certification -- 978
Number of Physicians registered with OAPP -- 531