Opioid prescribing patterns among otolaryngologists: Crucial insights among the medicare population.

@article{Svider2018OpioidPP,
  title={Opioid prescribing patterns among otolaryngologists: Crucial insights among the medicare population.},
  author={Peter F Svider and Khashayar Arianpour and Eric Zhang Xinfei Guo and Elana Folbe and Giancarlo F. Zuliani and Hosheng Lin and Jean Anderson Eloy and Adam J. Folbe},
  journal={The Laryngoscope},
  year={2018}
}
OBJECTIVES/HYPOTHESIS There has been growing recognition of the roles prescription drug misuse and diversion play in facilitating the ongoing opioid epidemic. Our objective was to evaluate opioid prescription patterns among practicing otolaryngologists. STUDY DESIGN Retrospective review of a CMS database. METHODS Medicare Part D beneficiary data (2015… CONTINUE READING