Combating the Opioid Epidemic: Are Abuse-deterrent Formulations the Answer?
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Posted by: David Walls
The March 2015 issues of the Oregon State Drug Review examines abuse deterrent opioid formulas and their potential for curbing prescription drug abuse. View the full article through this link.
Oregon legislators are considering Senate Bill 661, that would require plans to cover opioids with abuse deterrent technologies at no greater cost than opioids without this formulation.
You can visit the OPSO advocacy website for more information on this bill and other proposed policies in the 2015 legislative session.