Prescribing Opioids: Re-Centering The Pendulum

posted by mcg

on March 1, 2019

The opioid epidemic in the United States remains a crisis. In recent years, legislation has been enacted and several opioid prescribing guidelines have been published with the hopes of improving opioid prescribing practices and decreasing unnecessary use of these drugs.

This white paper dives into the current state of the opioid crisis as well as strategies that have been used to limit inappropriate use of opioids, including the publication and subsequent backlash toward opioid prescribing guidelines.

This [presentation/paper/etc.] represents the views of the author, not America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP). The publication, distribution or posting of this [presentation/paper/etc.] by AHIP does not constitute a guaranty of any product or service by AHIP.