Managing costs by managing risk
Costs associated with abuse have increased dramatically.
Opioid misuse and abuse is a national health crisis – drug addiction is now the leading cause of accidental death. OptumRx® is confronting the opioid epidemic with an end-to-end solution, driving opioid safety and prevention through engagement, smart prescribing and ongoing monitoring. We aim to deliver the right care, at the right time, to the right members – using a five-pronged strategy:
Outcomes of opioid action plan
Enhanced alignment with clinical best practices
improvement in compliance with CDC guidelines for new-to-therapy dosing and duration
compliance with CDC guidelines versus 55% national average
See how the program is performing at curtailing the epidemic.
This e-book helps define the complex problem, and details our strategies to help.
The opioid epidemic is not only growing, it’s getting worse. See how OptumRx is helping slow the trend.
Program significantly reduces inappropriate consumption, dispensing and prescribing.
Learn how to safely use opioid medications.