Trends in buprenorphine prescribing by physician specialty

Hefei Wen, Tyrone F. Borders, Janet R. Cummings

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Office-based visits involving a buprenorphine prescription increased significantly among primary care and specialist physicians from 2006 to 2014. The growing involvement of nonpsychiatry physicians in buprenorphine prescribing has the potential to provide better access to care for people with opioid use disorders.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)24-28
Number of pages5
JournalHealth Affairs
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 2019

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  • Health Policy


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