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Need for greater understanding of opioid problem

Posted On: Oct. 28, 2011 4:14 PM CST

Understanding opioid abuse is essential for workers comp adjusters, clinical staff, and executives because narcotics account for $1.4 billion, or a quarter of work comp drug spending, Joseph Paduda writes in his popular Managed Care Matters blog. He explains why it is so important to understand the problem and he provides resources for learning more. Read the post.