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Patients & Caregivers

Evidence for the Efficacy of Pain Medications

Source: Donald Teater - National Safety Council

This report provides an overview of the evidence of the relative effectiveness of pain medications, including opioids and nonsterioidal anti-inflammatory drugs.

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Oregon Pain Management Commission: Report to the Legislature

Source: Oregon Pain Management Commission

This 2017 report to the Oregon legislature reviews curricula used to teach health care providers about pain and pain management in Oregon and reviews the state efforts to address the opioid crisis and improve the treatment of pain in Oregon.

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Payers & Providers
Patients & Caregivers

Alternative Pain Management Therapies – Minnesota Medicaid Benefit Coverage

Source: Minnesota Department of Human Services

This 2019 patient/provider decision tool lists alternative pain management therapies that may be considered as an alternative to opioids and whether or not listed treatments are covered by Minnesota Medicaid health plans.

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