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Insurance rules make it harder to treat opioid use disorder

February 27, 2019

Journal of the American Medical Association. Despite the medical profession's growing acceptance of the need for medications for addiction treatment that give hope to people suffering with opioid use disorder, a study conducted by clinician-scientists at OHSU in Portland, Oregon, found that insurance rules increasingly limited the use of buprenorphine among Medicare beneficiaries between 2007 and 2018. Link to full article here, originally posted on: Science Daily Logo]]>

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