Employers want to know if their workforce has a prescription opioid problem

A study in 2015 showed that the prescription opioid crisis caused almost one million people to be absent from their jobs. Employers are increasingly aware of this crisis and seek to identify if their workforce has problems with prescription opioid addiction and abuse (Chronic Pain and Opioid Use Disorder, or CPOUD).Employers are encouraged to work with providers, provider networks, and employee as…

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