UMMS Affiliation

Commonwealth Medicine, Center for Health Policy and Research

Publication Date

2014-06-25

Document Type

Presentation

Disciplines

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

Abstract

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.

Keywords

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

Journal/Book/Conference Title

Commonwealth Medicine Publications

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