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CMS Announces New Standards for Medicaid DUR Programs to Combat Opioid Misuse and Abuse

Aug 05, 2019 - Targeted News Service
Partnership Announcement

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services issued the following news release:

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- New Medicaid Drug Utilization Review standards build on existing state activities to encourage appropriate use of opioids and other medications.

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Today the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released new guidance to states to promote proper use of prescription opioids by updating standard requirements for the Medicaid...