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Dual eligibles for Medicare and Medicaid have higher levels of chronic pain and use prescription opioids to treat pain more often than those eligible for Medicare only, putting them at a higher risk for opioid misuse or addiction. This brief presents examples of multimodal pain management options that clinicians can consider for treating pain among dually eligible individuals. The resource describes various treatment options, key evidence, and prescribing considerations for each option.
Populations:Advocates; Aging/Older Adults; Dual Eligibles
Resources for Integrated Care (RIC)
Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/72631