Medicaid Expansion Linked to Increased Prescribing of Buprenorphine for Opioid Use Disorder Treatment

States where Medicaid coverage was expanded under the Affordable Care Act have had a significant increase in prescribing of buprenorphine–a medication that plays an important role in addressing the opioid epidemic, reports a study in the April issue of Medical Care. The journal is published by Wolters Kluwer.

from Newswise Feature Channel: Addiction http://www.newswise.com/articles/view/671373/?sc=c125

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