While the practice of turning away opioid addicts may appear heartless, this may be necessary given some of the administrative and regulatory hurdles that exist.
While long-term care continues to struggle between providing opioids for residents in pain and the ramifications from a national epidemic of overdoses, multiple attorneys general are now asking the courts to decide whether the pharmaceutical companies who marketed the drugs and downplayed their addictive nature should be held responsible for the consequences of the crisis.
Medi-Dose Inc./EPS Inc. has released a new tamper-evident cap for metric-only oral syringes.
Long-term care providers might need to change pain management to cut opioid use, MedPAC analyst saysOctober 15, 2014
Long-term care and other providers might have to alter their pain management practices if changes discussed at a recent Medicare Payment Advisory Commission meeting come to pass.