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New Report Would Perpetuate the Opioid Overdose Epidemic

A new report by the Institute for Clinical and Economic Review (ICER) incorrectly claims that abuse-deterrent opioids provide neither financial nor societal benefits. The report focuses on how much money pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) and health plans can pocket, enabling cost-containment practices that would perpetuate the opioid overdose epidemic. Read more here.

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