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SC Medicaid enrollees within the growing opioid crisis : a look at the impact of the prescription monitoring program policy
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University of South Carolina Institute for Families in Society, Division of Medicaid Policy Research
South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services
SubjectMedicaid--South Carolina; Opioids; Drug abuse--Treatment--South Carolina; Drugs--Prescribing
This study examines the impact of the 2014 policy change requiring Medicaid prescribers to use the Prescription Monitoring Program (PMP). The analysis shows that, with the implementation of the PMP, reductions or changes are noted in numbers of opioid prescriptions, changes in dosages, prescribing patterns, and the number of doctor and pharmacy shoppers.
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|Publisher||South Carolina State Library|
|Digital Collection||South Carolina State Documents Depository|
|Rights||Copyright status undetermined. For more information contact, South Carolina State Library, 1500 Senate Street, Columbia, South Carolina 29201.|
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