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Opioid Information

OPIOID INFORMATION FOR PRESCRIBERS

Opioid drugs (“opioids”) have serious risks such as addiction, overdose, and death. CMS is very concerned about the opioid epidemic and its effect on our communities, and is committed to a complete strategy to combat this public health emergency. For 2019, several new drug management programs are being put in place to prevent and combat opioid overuse.

Click here to see the formulary-level opioid safety edits at the point of sale, as recommended by CMS, effective 1/1/2019.