Corpus ID: 2194163

Consumer/patient encounters with prescription drug monitoring programs: evidence from a Medicaid population.

  title={Consumer/patient encounters with prescription drug monitoring programs: evidence from a Medicaid population.},
  author={A. Goodin and K. Blumenschein and P. Freeman and J. Talbert},
  journal={Pain physician},
  volume={15 3 Suppl},
  • A. Goodin, K. Blumenschein, +1 author J. Talbert
  • Published 2012
  • Medicine
  • Pain physician
  • BACKGROUND Prescription drug monitoring programs issue reports about a patient's controlled substance prescription history upon request to physicians, law enforcement officials, and pharmacists. The dual purposes of these programs are to reduce the abuse and diversion of controlled substances while not preventing access to these medications for legitimate medical need. OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to examine the experiences of Medicaid patients with Kentucky's Prescription Drug… CONTINUE READING
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