Healthcare Revenue Cycle Management, ICD-10, Claims Reimbursement, Medicare, Medicaid

Opioids

Opioid Overdose Care Totals $1.94B in Annual Hospital Costs

January 7, 2019 - The opioid crisis is hitting hospital costs, a recent analysis by healthcare improvement company Premier uncovered. Approximately $1.94 billion in annual hospital costs were attributable to patients who experienced an opioid overdose between October 2017 and October 2018, the analysis of 647 healthcare facilities showed. “Opioid addiction has been a public health problem for...


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