Senate Passes Opioid Bill: 6 Things To Know – September 18, 2018
“The Senate passed its opioid bill Sept. 17 with bipartisan support. The Opioid Crisis Response Act aims to prevent illicit fentanyl trafficking, make individuals and institutions accountable for drug diversion and improve patient access to treatments, according to STAT.
The bill, mainly authored by Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., and Patty Murray, D-Wash., includes numerous proposals, which are viewed as limited but necessary steps toward creating a national system to better prevent and treat addiction.”
Here are six things to know about the bill:
Source: BeckerHospitalReview.com – September 19, 2018