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This Technical Assistance Guide (TAG) instructs grantees under the Harold Rogers Prescription Drug Monitoring Program in fulfilling the performance requirement of calculating daily morphine milligram equivalents (MMEs) for opioid painkillers for 3-month and 6-month reporting periods, so as to better identify and quantify individuals at-risk for the misuse of such drugs.
This guide was developed to assist prescription drug monitoring programs in fulfilling their performance measurements requirements, ensure consistency in values reported, and provide a better assessment of the drug problem.