Infographic: Rx Abuse and Pharmacy Fraud

Thursday, February 7th, 2013
This post was written by Melanie Matthews

In the United States, prescription drug overdoses kill more than 15,000 people and result in 1.2 million emergency room visits each year. Abuse of these medications is deadlier than cocaine and heroin combined, reveals Express Scripts in a new infographic.

Express Scripts examines the impact of prescription drug fraud and describes the steps it has taken to reduce pharmacy abuse and fraud.

Rx Abuse and Pharmacy Fraud

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