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Use of Opioids at High Dosage (HDO)

HEDIS Measure

Use of Opioids at High Dosage (HDO)

Line of business: Commercial Medicaid Medicare

Data Collection Method: Administrative

Measure Description

The proportion of members 18 years of age and older who received prescription opioids at a high dosage (average morphine milligram equivalent dose [MME] ≥90) for ≥ 15 days during the measurement year.

*Inverted Measure

Numerator Compliance

Members whose average MME was ≥90 during the treatment period.

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