How Insurers Contribute to The Opioid Epidemic

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At a time when the U.S. is in the grip of an opioid epidemic, many insurers are limiting access to pain medications that carry a lower risk of addiction or dependence, even as they provide comparatively easy access to generic opioid medications. The reason is that opioid drugs are generally cheap while safer alternatives are often more expensive,Want to read more? Please subscribe to The Crime Report!