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Tennessee's proactive program to curb health care providers, including physicians, nurses, dentists, and other licensed practitioners, who avoid discipline despite inappropriate prescribing of opioids has had underwhelming results, a report by the state Treasurer's Office of Research and Education Accountability suggests. Only half of abnormal prescribers had a query opened about them, research findings showed.
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