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17 Sep 2018

#CleanUpTheMess

#CleanUpTheMess
In a piece that was originally posted to his blog The Rx Professor, Mark Pew shares his thoughts on cleaning up the mess—the identification of the opioid epidemic, limiting the drug supply, and helping those addicted to opioids find the help they need. Read more here.

12 Dec 2017

Focus on: Opioid overdose and dependence therapies

Focus on: Opioid overdose and dependence therapies
There have been many developments in the fight against opioids, including the expansion of access to drugs that combat opioid dependence and overdose. Claims professionals could see these medications appear more frequently in patient profiles, especially as state and federal legislation make these drugs more readily available. It is important that claims professionals understand the appropriate use of these drugs, as well as the reasons for use in certain patient populations, the differences between formulations, and appropriate precautions to consider when these drugs are prescribed to patients.
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