RGA, one of the world’s largest life and health reinsurers and actuview’s platform sponsor, regularly publishes webcasts on current topics on actuview.
Now available is the webcast:
“Opioid Prescription History Analysis”
presented by Nick Kocisak
Senior Actuarial Assistant,
Global Research & Data Analytics, RGA
Opioids have received a lot of attention in the media due to the consistent rise in overdose fatalities since the mid-2000s. In this video, Nick Kocisak discusses the results of RGA’s analysis on the relationship between prescription opioid use and all-cause mortality. These results challenge common assumptions about prescription opioid use and provide key insights into three opioid-related features that were associated with significantly different mortality outcomes.