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Doctor receiving cash A review of Medicare Part D prescription data found that physicians receiving at least one industry payment from a pharmaceutical company for any specific brand-name drug were five times more likely to prescribe that drug over alternatives. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Doctors who took money from opioid manufacturers were 14.5 times more likely to prescribe those drugs over similar alternatives, according to CareDash.com’s report.”Possible Side Effects: Investigating the Connection Between Payments from Pharmaceutical Companies and the Prescribing Habits of Physicians.”

Katie Kuehner-Hebert

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