Reducing High-Dose Opioid Prescribing
State-Level Morphine Equivalent Daily Dose Policies, 2007–2017
Published in: Pain Medicine, Volume 21, Issue 2, pages 308–316 (February 2020). doi: 10.1093/pm/pnz038
Posted on RAND.org on March 22, 2019
Morphine equivalent daily dose (for pain) policies have gained popularity in recent years, but considerable variation in threshold levels and policy structure point to a lack of consensus. This work provides a foundation for future evaluation of MEDD policies and may inform states considering adopting such policies.