Toolkits Use Prescription Drug Claims Data to Combat Opioid Misuse


Article Excerpt: The Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General (HHS OIG) has developed two toolkits to identify certain patients at risk of opioid misuse or overdose using prescription drug claims data. The toolkits provide highly technical information to assist the public and private sectors – including Medicare Part D plan sponsors, private health plans, and State Medicaid Fraud Control Units – with analyzing their own prescription drug claims data to help combat the opioid crisis.

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