Doctors Wait to See How CMS’ Opioid Changes Play Out for Patients in Pain

Doctors Wait to See How CMS’ Opioid Changes Play Out for Patients in Pain

A look at concerns about opioid policies for patients on palliative care by Allison Inserro at AJMC, the American Journal of Managed Care, 4/7/2018

” ‘In the absence of thoughtful resources to support substance abuse treatment, pushing the problem underground may make the healthcare system feel a little bit better but it won’t move the bar on reducing the terrible impact of opiate addiction in our society,’ said [Dr. Michael] Fratkin.”

Read the entire article at AJMC.

By |2018-10-29T09:24:07+00:00October 29th, 2018|Media, Palliative Care|0 Comments

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