Expect More Use of Buprenorphine for Opioid Use Disorder
You'll hear buzz about a new government exemption that eases prescribing of buprenorphine for opioid use disorder (OUD).
Many patients lack access to treatment for OUD. In fact, about 40% of U.S. counties have no certified buprenorphine prescribers.
Plus COVID-19 has amplified problems, causing disruptions in care.