Prescription Practices Involving Opioid Analgesics Among Americans with Medicaid, 2010

From the Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved: Study looked at opioid prescription rates among Medicaid enrollees, finding that in 2010, Medicaid enrollees with opioid prescriptions obtained an average 6.3 opioid prescriptions, and 40% had at least one indicator of potential inappropriate use or prescribing. 

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