Opiates-Overview , Reflections, and Next Steps. Southern Oregon Pain Conference 5/9/14 Amit Shah, MD Jackson Care Connect. Overview-Epidemiology. Most, if not all, aware of opiate inappropriate use, misuse and related high rates of morbidity and mortality with chronic and/or high dose usage
Southern Oregon Pain Conference 5/9/14
Amit Shah, MD
Jackson Care Connect
What do these represent?
JCC members by number of members in risk group
* Benzodiazepine claims for clonazepam only, the majority of benzodiazepine claims are paid under DMAP.
1. Oregon Health Authority Pharmaceutical Services Administrative Rulebook Chapter 410, Division 121, effective February 21, 2013
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