A new study shows Kansas has bested Missouri when it comes to reducing dangerous long-term opioid prescribing for injured workers. A model policy for prescribing opioids, evidence-based treatment guidelines and a prescription drug monitoring program that debuted in 2011 were cited as contributing reasons for Kansas’ success.
A new study shows Kansas has bested Missouri when it comes to reducing dangerous long-term opioid prescribing for injured workers. A model policy for prescribing opioids, evidence-based treatment guidelines and a prescription drug monitoring program that debuted in 2011 were cited as contributing reasons for Kansas’ success. . File photo
A new study shows Kansas has bested Missouri when it comes to reducing dangerous long-term opioid prescribing for injured workers. A model policy for prescribing opioids, evidence-based treatment guidelines and a prescription drug monitoring program that debuted in 2011 were cited as contributing reasons for Kansas’ success. . File photo

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Kansas better than Missouri at reducing worker’s comp opioid prescribing, study says

August 11, 2017 2:02 PM

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