Doctors accepting payments from branded opioid makers are 14.5x more likely to prescribe them over a generic or alternative brand. See CareDash featured in USA Today.
A first-of-its-kind study confirms what we all suspected: doctors receiving payments from drug companies are more likely to prescribe those drugs than cheaper alternatives.
Doctors who receive even one payment from a pharmaceutical company for a brand name drug are five times more prone to prescribe that drug over an alternative treatment.
Doctors are five times more likely to prescribe a brand name drug if they receive payments for that drug, and the likelihood increases to 14.5 times for specific opioids.
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