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Payers Have an Important Role to Play in Reducing Opioid Harm

Health insurance companies can play a central role in limiting the harm of opioids, according to a 2017 white paper by the Healthcare Fraud Prevention Partnership (HFPP). In “Healthcare Payer Strategies to Reduce the Harms of Opioids,” the HFPP encourages appropriate care and prescribing practices for patients; identifying and eliminating…

Jun 26, 2019
 
 

The Importance of Definitive Drug Testing: Pill Shaving Case Study

The results from Dylan’s drug test are back, and they show presence of an opioid-consistent with the oxycodone you’ve prescribed him. No problem, right?

Wrong.

Detecting the parent drug won’t rule out the possibility that Dylan is “pill shaving” to pass the test, while diverting the…

Jun 11, 2019
 

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