Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features CWCI’s Opioid study, which appeared lower down yesterday, but deserves a bit more emphasis:
The California Workers’ Compensation Institute has released a new report which examines the prescribing patterns of doctors who are prescribing patients powerful opioids.
CWCI has pointed out in the past that prescription rates in California for these drugs have skyrocketed in recent years, and the new study raises some prickly points by revealing the fact that a large portion of these prescriptions are coming from a smaller percentage of providers…
Find out more (including a link to the free report!) by clicking here.