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Broadband Internet Subscription Rates and Opioid Prescribing via Telemedicine During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Description
Explores the effect of the DEA's temporary permission for providers to prescribe opioids via telehealth during the COVID-19 pandemic in Kentucky. Discusses the effect this permission had on rural areas and in counties with low and high rates of broadband access.
Author(s)
Douglas R. Oyler, Svetla Slavova, Patricia R. Freeman, et al.
Citation
Journal of Rural Health
Date
02/2022
Type
Document
Tagged as
Access · Appalachia · Broadband · Illicit drug use · Infectious diseases · Pharmacy and prescription drugs · Prescription drug misuse · Statistics and data · Telehealth · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention · Kentucky