Opioid crisis is forcing employers to take some drastic health plan steps

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If your company is worried about employees’ abuse of opioid prescriptions, you’re not alone.

The majority of large employers are “concerned” about employees abuse of prescription opioids, according to the National Business Group on Health’s Large Employers 2018 Health Care Strategy and Plan Design Survey. And 53% of employers also said they’re “very concerned” about this type of abuse.

30% of employers taking action

It’s no secret opioid usage is a major problem in the U.S. After all, President Trump declared the opioid crisis a “public health emergency” recently.

But employers may be surprised to find how many

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