Doctors concerned over Express Scripts' plan to limit opioids
3 monthes ago - By WMUR
A new program by the nation's largest pharmacy benefit manager will go into effect nationwide in just a couple of weeks.
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Express Scripts to limit opioids; doctors concerned
3 monthes ago - By National Post
ST. LOUIS - The nation's largest pharmacy benefit manager will soon limit the number and strength of opioid drugs prescribed to first-time users as part of a wide-ranging effort to curb an epidemic affecting millions of Americans.
But the new program from Express Scripts is drawing criticism from the American Medical Association, the largest association of physicians and medical students in the U.S., which believes treatment plans should be left to doctors and their patients.
About 12.5 million Americans misused prescription opioids in 2015, according to the U.S. Department of Health and...
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