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What data from 205 million private health insurance claims reveals about America’s opioid crisis
In 2012, there were roughly a quarter of a million privately insured patients diagnosed with opioid use disorder in Amino’s insurance claims database (241,000 to be exact). By 2016, there were 1.4 million.
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Treating patients with opioid disorders is not just about treating addiction. Here’s why
Patients with opioid use disorder are much more likely than the general population to have a host of other health conditions, including hepatitis C, post-traumatic stress disorder, and anxiety.
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At first meeting of Trump’s opioid commission, health advocates plead for Medicaid spending
Health advocates on Friday used the first meeting of President Trump’s commission on the opioid crisis to criticize a bill that would slash future Medicaid spending and deregulate the health insurance market.
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The Florida Drug-Related Outcomes Surveillance and Tracking System (FROST)
FROST provides information about the types of prescription drugs that have been causing deaths in Florida and that were present in deceased persons from 2003-2015. One can track those drug deaths by county, age group , metropolitan locations and medical examiners’ district. It also provides information about national drug-related data.
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One Opioid Treatment Favored by Florida Legislators
Funds set aside for medication that stops opioid cravings.
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Grant Opportunities
Up to $47.5 Million Available To Help People Experiencing Homelessness
The purpose of this program is to support the development and/or expansion of community infrastructures that integrate behavioral health treatment and services for substance use, co-occurring mental and substance use disorders, permanent housing, and other critical services for individuals (including youth) and families experiencing homelessness.
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Up to $6 Million Available To Support the International AIDS Relief Addiction Technology Transfer Centers
The purpose of this program is to establish the International President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) Addiction Technology Transfer Centers programs in Vietnam, South Africa, and Ukraine. These programs seek to increase the capacity, skills, and abilities of Vietnamese, South African, and Ukrainian HIV/AIDS programs, governmental agencies, and PEPFAR programs to address problematic mental and substance use and further the goals of national HIV prevention, care, and treatment programs.
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Up to $5.6 Million Available for Grants Implementing the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention
The purpose of this program is to support states in implementing the goals and objectives of the 2012 National Strategy for Suicide Prevention, which focuses on preventing suicide attempts among adults age 25 and older in order to reduce suicide rates in the United States.
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