ABSTRACT

'Oversight of Opioid Prescribing and Monitoring of Opioid Use': States Have Taken Action to Address the Opioid Epidemic [presentation]   [open pdf - 567KB]

From the Presentation: "Opioid abuse and overdose deaths are at crisis levels in the United States. [1] More than 47,000 Americans died of drug overdoses involving opioids in 2017. [2] Ensuring the appropriate use and prescribing of opioids is essential to protecting the health and safety of Medicaid beneficiaries and the integrity of the Medicaid program. [...] This report summarizes and compares information provided by the eight States as of October and November 2018."

Report Number:
A-09-18-01005
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Date:
2019-07
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Public Domain
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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General: https://oig.hhs.gov/
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pdf
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