According to the Centers for Disease Control, an estimated $25 billion of U.S. healthcare costs was attributed to the abuse of painkillers—otherwise known as opioids. Up to 36 million people worldwide struggle with opioid addiction.
It is a real concern for health plans and the pharmacies and providers under their umbrella. How can your health plan read the warning signs within provider networks to prevent this addiction from the start and minimize the risk and cost impact to your organization?
Dr. John Milne, of Avnew Health, discusses the implications of opioid addiction on health plans.
In this webinar, you’ll learn how to:
- Increase credibility of your health plan
- Decrease incurred costs in your health plan
- Use data to identify potential problem trends
- Reduce abuse among patients
Don’t let opioid addiction negatively affect your health plan.
Recorded June 29, 2016 using an interview style format. Click the ‘play’ below to begin the 53 minute podcast below.