Incidence and Cost of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome is Rising

Our new paper in Pediatrics describes the increasing incidence and cost of neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS), a withdrawal syndrome in babies born to moms who use opioids during pregnancy. 


Link to paper: Winkelman, T.N., Villapiano, N., Kozhimannil, K.B., Davis, M.M., Patrick, S.W., Incidence & Costs of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome among Infants with Medicaid: 2004-2014, Pediatrics published online: March 23, 2018 (doi: 10.1542/peds.2017-3520)