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Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs: A Resource to Help Address Prescription Drug Abuse and Diversion

This MLN Matters® Special Edition Article about Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs (PDMPs) is intended for physicians, pharmacists, nurses, and other health care providers that prescribe or dispense scheduled drugs.

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Issued by: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

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