Opioids in Medicaid: Concerns About Opioid Use Among Beneficiaries in Six Appalachian States in 2018
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.
Office of Inspector General (HHS)
Appalachia · Health disparities · Pharmacy and prescription drugs · Prescription drug misuse · Statistics and data · Alabama · Kentucky · Ohio · Tennessee · Virginia · West Virginia