Here You Can Find the Factors Associated With Lengths-of-Stay for Inpatients With Substance Use Disorder

 The NORC Walsh Center for Rural Health Analysis finds that lengths of stay for rural inpatients in areas with no access to buprenorphine-waivered physicians were more than nine times higher than for urban patients.

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