Drug abuse, methadone treatment, and health services use among injection drug users with AIDS.

@article{Sambamoorthi2000DrugAM,
  title={Drug abuse, methadone treatment, and health services use among injection drug users with AIDS.},
  author={Usha Sambamoorthi and Lynn Alice Warner and Stephen Crystal and James Walkup},
  journal={Drug and alcohol dependence},
  year={2000},
  volume={60 1},
  pages={77-89}
}
This paper compares health care use across subgroups of injection drug users (IDUs) with AIDS, as defined by current drug abuse status and participation in methadone maintenance treatment (MMT), using surveillance-identified IDU status and health care claims data. Merged Medicaid and AIDS surveillance data were analyzed using ordinary least squares… CONTINUE READING