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Medicare Fee-For-Service Beneficiaries with Opioid Use Disorder in 2018: Disparities in Prevalence by Beneficiary Characteristics

Description
Examines the sociodemographic, Medicare eligibility, clinical, and geographic characteristics of Medicare beneficiaries with opioid use disorder (OUD). Identifies disparities in OUD prevalence among Medicare beneficiaries. Discusses opportunities to tailor policies and interventions to beneficiary groups with high OUD prevalence to ensure access to treatment.
Date
12/2020
Type
Document
Organization
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Tagged as
Health conditions · Health disparities · Illicit drug use · Medicare · Policy · Prescription drug misuse · Racial and ethnic groups · Statistics and data · Substance use and misuse