SUPPORT Act Section 1003: Planning Grants for the Demonstration Project to Increase Substance Use Provider Capacity. In June 2019, CMS announced an opportunity for State Medicaid Agencies to apply for planning grants that would aid in the treatment of and recovery from substance use disorders (SUDs), including Opioid Use Disorder (OUD). Phase 1: Proposals submitted for 18-month planning grants. Phase 2: 18-month planning grants awarded. Phase 3: Up to 5 states selected for 36-month demonstrations. CMS Awarded nearly $48.5 million in planning grants. to 15 State Medicaid Agencies in Alabama, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, Michigan, Nevada, New Mexico, Rhode Island, Virginia, Washington, and West Virginia. Congratulations and thank you for joining us in combating the opioid epidemic.