A new white paper published by FAIR Health relies on its claims database to examine the opioid crisis in select cities, including several Texas cities. The study examines opioid-related diagnoses.
Regarding Texas, the study found that 66 percent of the claim lines occurred in San Antonio, and an additional 23 percent occurred in Dallas. Houston represented 4 percent, Fort Worth represented 3 percent, Austin represented 3 percent, and the Dallas suburbs represented 1 percent.
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