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Significant drop in opioid prescriptions filled in NYS

Significant drop in opioid prescriptions filled in NYS

July 12, 2018 04:31 PM

There has been a significant drop in opioid prescriptions filled in New York State.

Excellus BlueCross BlueShield issued a new report Thursday. Figures show nationwide that opioid prescriptions went down 29-percent from 2013-2017. 

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New York had the third lowest prescription rate during that time at 35-percent.

Health experts say the findings prove that New York doctors are making great progress in fighting the drug epidemic.
 

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