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ILLINOIS, OTHER STATES, REDUCING NUMBER OF OPIOID PRESCRIPTIONS

A new report found it is becoming less common for workers to be prescribed painkillers after an on-the-job injury in Illinois. The Workers Compensation Research Institute found the percentage of Illinois workers who received a prescription paid for under workers compensation and received an opioid decreased by eight percentage points, from 51 percent in 2012 … Read More