Where Is Buprenorphine Dispensed to Treat Opioid Use Disorders? The Role of Private Offices, Opioid Treatment Programs, and Substance Abuse Treatment Facilities in Urban and Rural Counties
Examines the impact of 2006 federal legislation allowing waivered physicians to prescribe and expand FDA approved buprenorphine as a treatment for opioid use disorder to a maximum of 100 patients. Discusses buprenorphine distribution by both urban and rural waivered physicians, opioid treatment programs, and treatment facilities for substance abuse.
Bradley D. Stein, Rosalie L. Pacula, Adam J. Gordon, et al.
The Milbank Quarterly, 93(3), 561-583
Behavioral health workforce · Clinics · Illicit drug use · Legislation and regulations · Prescription drug abuse · Substance abuse