Opioid prescribing for Medicaid members drops sharply after 2016

January 25, 2019

Research from the evaluation of the Addiction and Recovery Treatment Services program shows that the average number of days supplied for opioid pain medications for Virginia Medicaid members declined sharply after 2016, following significant action by the state to limit opioid prescribing.

Opioid Prescribing for Medicaid Members Drops Sharply After 2016