This is such an important question to resolve! Especially now, with more than a dozen states yet to decide on Medicaid expansion, while studies—some pro, some con, fail to provide an answer. So many factors are in play, and the statistical analysis involved is intensive. Background The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) became law in 2010, … [Read more...] about STUDY: Is ACA Medicaid Expansion Fueling the Opioid Epidemic, or Is It Saving Lives?
The first comment many opioid treatment programs (OTPs) had about Mallinckrodt’s new policy of donating hand sanitizers is: “You don’t even have to be a customer.” This is indeed a generous move by the Staines-Upon-Thames-based company that makes much of the methadone, buprenorphine, and other medications used by OTPs. Last week, the company announced that it will expand its … [Read more...] about Mallinckrodt Expands Sanitizer Donations to All OTPs During COVID-19 Pandemic