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Opioids in Medicaid: Concerns About Opioid Use Among Beneficiaries in Six Appalachian States in 2018

Description
Examines the rates of opioid use of Medicaid beneficiaries in 6 Appalachian states in 2018. Discusses the amount of the prescriptions issued, the amounts of opioids received, and the amount of providers with questionable prescribing practices, among other opioid-related measures.
Date
12/2020
Type
Document
Organization
Office of Inspector General (HHS)
Tagged as
Appalachia · Health disparities · Pharmacy and prescription drugs · Prescription drug misuse · Statistics and data · Alabama · Kentucky · Ohio · Tennessee · Virginia · West Virginia