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Opioid Abuse Costing Employers Billions

According to a recent study released by Healthentic and an article in Employee Benefit News, lost work and productivity due to opioid abuse account for $10 billion. 13% of the opioid users accounted for 92% of the employer costs. 

What should you do?

Insist on conservative prescribing approaches from your health plans and participating physicians

Use HIPAA-compliant tools to identify abusing employees 

Increase and ensure confidential access to treatment

Click here to read the EBN article and access the report here.

Posted by Cristie Travis at 11:51 AM

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