Suboxone crackdown by WI Medicaid

Wisconsin has been very generous in regard to covering prescriptions for buprenorphine.¬† The State’s main Medicaid program, BadgerCare, generally covers buprenorphine indefinitely;¬† while that probably¬† rubs some people the wrong way, the simple fact is that opioid dependence is a life-long condition marked by repeated relapse, even after expensive residential Read more…

Addict, Heal Thyself… But Not With Suboxone!

Tonight’s discussion comes from the tail end of a discussion with a relative of a person who is addicted to opiates, and who is doing something that is unfortunately growing in popularity– buying and using Suboxone ‘on the street’. In my private practice, most of the people who have gone Read more…