The mission of the Tufts
Health Care Institute Program on Opioid Risk Management is to address challenges
in the development and utilization of opioid analgesics, by engaging a multidisciplinary
group of stakeholders focused on optimizing the benefits of opioid for pain management,
and minimizing their risks, including abuse and diversion.
June 3-4, 2010
Prescription Opioid Abuse: Challenges and Opportunities for Payers
Nathaniel Katz, MD, MS Presentation >>
The Complex Influence of the Prescription Opioid Abuser on the Family of Payers
Lisa McElhaney Presentation >>
Opioid Abuse: The Managed Care Perspective
Howard Birnbaum, PhD Presentation >>
Drug Diversion— An Insurance Fraud Perspective
Dennis Jay Presentation >>
Risk Management in Chronic Pain Patients
Michael Brennan, MD Presentation >>
Prescription Opioid Fraud and Abuse: Medicaid Perspective
Gary P. Gilmore, B.S., R.Ph Presentation >>
Prescription Opioid Abuse: Private Payer Perspective
Jeffrey Sterling, Esq Presentation >>
How Can Payers Use PMPs to Reduce Prescription Opioid Fraud Abuse?
John Eadie Presentation >>
Urine Drug Monitoring: A Review of the Clinical Evidence
Joanna Starrels, MD, MS Presentation >>
SBIRT to Identify, Treat Opioid Abusers
Bertha Madras, PhD Presentation >>
Educating Providers in Opioid Analgesia and Risk Management: What works?
Rollin Gallagher, MD, MPH Presentation >>
Minimizing Rx Opioid Fraud and Abuse While Maintaining Appropriate Access for Patients in Need: Best Practices for Rx Payers
William Mahon Presentation >>
Funding for this program was made possible (in part) by (PA-08-149)from the National Institute on Drug Abuse. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention by trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.