How Health Insurers Are Fighting Opioid Addiction

The number of prescriptions written for opioids, a class of strong painkillers, has risen dramatically in the past few years. It has fueled a nationwide addiction crisis and spike in overdose deaths. Because health plans control prescription prices and access for most Americans, they’re on the front lines of this drug war — but no single…

from NerdWallet
https://www.nerdwallet.com/blog/health/health-insurance-companies-opioid-addiction/

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