Chen and her colleagues assess the effects of a Medicare temporary 10 percent fee bump for primary care visits on service volume, physician labor supply, and quality of care in the Journal of Policy Analysis and Management.
Results of the randomized trial show opioid prescribing decreases after a clinician learns of a patient’s fatal overdose.
Our year-long study found that doctors prescribed fewer opioids after receiving letters telling them their patient had died from an opioid overdose.
When a clinician is given information about a patient’s fatal overdose caused by prescription opioids, they decrease their opioid prescribing.
Use an interactive graph to see how frequently a co-payment exceeds the price of commonly prescribed drugs and the average size of the overpayment.
High-deductible health plans may have unintended consequences for patients.