UMMS Affiliation

Commonwealth Medicine, Center for Health Policy and Research

Publication Date


Document Type



Health Economics | Health Law and Policy | Health Policy | Health Services Administration | Health Services Research | Substance Abuse and Addiction


This presentation details the impact of state Medicaid programs placing lifetime limits on buprenorphine therapy for individuals with opioid dependence. The research reveals that setting limits does not save money or help the patient.


Opioid management, pharmacy, behavioral health, Medicaid, buprenorphine therapy, opioid dependence

Journal/Book/Conference Title

Commonwealth Medicine Publications



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