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Listen: Missouri Efforts Show How Hard It Is To Treat Pain Without Opioids

February 20, 2020

KHN Midwest correspondent Lauren Weber speaks with KBIA’s Sebastián Martínez Valdivia in regards to the challenges Missouri faces in making an attempt to deal with persistent ache with out opioids. Weber had reported that solely about 500 of Missouri’s roughly 330,000 grownup Medicaid beneficiaries used a new, alternative pain management plan to stem opioid overprescribing in this system’s first 9 months. Meanwhile, 109,610 Missouri Medicaid sufferers acquired opioid prescriptions final 12 months.

You can hearken to the dialog on the KBIA website.

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