Risk of Continued Opioid Use >= 15 Days by Age

The percentage of members 18 years of age and older who have a new episode of opioid use that puts them as risk for continued opioid use. Two rates are reported:

1) The percentage of members 18 - 64 years of age whose new episodes of opioid use lasts at least >= 15 days in a 30-day period.

2) The percentage of members 65+ years of age whose new episodes of opioid use lasts at least >= 15 days in a 30-day period.

Note: A lower rate indicates better performance.

Measure Identifier: HEDIS_COU.01.A

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