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CLIP: Priority Health and HAP plans limit opioid prescriptions

Health organizations are working to limit opioid prescriptions to help combat the crisis. Priority Health rolled out an opioid prescription policy that eliminates 90-day prescriptions, restricting coverage to 30 days for long-acting opioids, 15 days for short-acting opioids and two prescriptions in a three-month period. Health Alliance Plan has a 30-day fill limitation and is reviewing additional changes with providers. Both plans are located in Michigan, where the overdose rate has tripled since 2012.