According to our recent payer coverage analysis for pain narcotic opioid treatments, combined with news from key healthcare influencers, market access is shifting in this drug landscape.

To help make sense of this new research, MMIT’s team of experts analyzes the data and summarizes the key findings for you. The following are brief highlights. To read the full piece, including payer coverage, drug competition and prescriber trends, click here.

Payer Coverage: A review of market access for pain narcotic opioid treatments shows that under the pharmacy benefit, around 43% of the lives under commercial formularies are covered with utilization management restrictions.

Trends: Many brand name products (Xtampza ER, Oxaydo) continue to enter this market despite the numerous generics. Via AIS Health.