Confronted by the gravity of an opioid epidemic that contributes to the deaths of 91 Americans daily, the nation’s physicians are making much greater use of state prescription drug-monitoring programs (PDMPs), reducing opioid prescriptions, and increasing prescriptions for the life-saving antidote naloxone. Tens of thousands of physicians nationwide are now certified to provide office-based medication-assisted treatment (MAT) for opioid-use disorders, yet there remains a treatment gap that leaves too many patients who want help unable to get it.
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