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Let me ask the question again.twitter. Multiple patients were treated. at around 3:15 p.” “seem all that more poignant. routine immunization, Ill. refused to prescribe a potentially habit-forming painkiller to a patient that had requested it by name That might seem like a good thing since opioid addiction has become a national epidemic But in fact as a result of reforms put in place under the Affordable Care Act he may have put his hospital at financial risk As part of an Obamacare initiative meant to reward quality care the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is allocating some $15 billion in Medicare payments to hospitals based on criteria that include patient-satisfaction surveys Among the questions: "During this hospital stay how often did the hospital staff do everything they could to help you with your pain" And: "How often was your pain well controlled" Read More: Watch How the Drug Overdose Epidemic Spread in America To many physicians and lawmakers struggling to contain the nations opioid crisis tying a patients feelings about pain management to a hospitals bottom line is deeply misguidedif not downright dangerous "The government is telling us we need to make sure a patients pain is under control" says Dr Nick Sawyer a health-policy fellow at the UC Davis department of emergency medicine "Its hard to make them happy without a narcotic This policy is leading to ongoing opioid abuse" That abuse has led to a full-blown crisis Since 1999 fatal prescription-opioid overdoses in the US have quadrupled According to the CDC more than 47000 Americans died of a drug overdose in 2014 a record high and more than 60% of those deaths involved an opioid US emergency rooms now treat more than 1000 people every day for misusing prescription opioids Patient-satisfaction surveys are not the cause of this crisis of course But there is research to support some doctors contention that theyre making the problem worse A 2012 study in the Archives of Internal Medicine found that the most satisfied patients are more likely to spend more on prescription drugs and have higher mortality rates In a 2014 survey published in Patient Preference and Adherence over 48% of doctors reported prescribing inappropriate narcotic pain medication because of patient-satisfaction questions One doctor wrote that drug seekers "are well aware of the patient satisfaction scores and how they can use these threats and complaints to obtain narcotics" Read More: Why America Can’t Kick Its Painkiller Problem CMS which is part of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) disputes any link between its surveys a hospitals reimbursement money and opioid abuse In March agency doctors wrote in JAMA that the patient-satisfaction survey accounted for 30% of a hospitals total performance score in fiscal year 2015 with pain management one of eight equally weighted dimensions along with factors like nurse communication and cleanliness and quietness (CMS did not respond to interview requests) Still lawmakers are concerned Republican Senator Susan Collins whose home state of Maine saw a 273% rise in its drug-overdose death rate from 2013 to 2014 has called for HHS to investigate the connection between the surveys and inappropriate prescriptions "Health providers are telling me that these questions are written in a way that make them fear a lower reimbursement if patients did not answer them in the affirmative" says Collins "For a small rural hospital in Maine to lose a certain percentage of their Medicare reimbursements is a big deal" In April four Senatorstwo from each partysponsored a bill that would untie reimbursements from pain-management questions An earlier measure attracted bipartisan support in the House Says West Virginia Representative Alex Mooney who introduced the bill: "Its a simple fix that can have significant results" Write to Sean Gregory at seangregory@timecom IDEAS TIME Ideas hosts the world’s leading voices providing commentary on events in news society and culture We welcome outside contributions Opinions expressed do not necessarily reflect the views of TIME editors He said: “It’s all lies.” she says. indicated that a machinery would be set in motion to unravel the reason for the collapsed building.

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