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Report: Financial pressure on hospitals and health system could threaten patient access to care

A new report by Kaufman, Hall & Associates, LLC has found that the COVID-19 pandemic will continue to affect the…

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Pennsylvania advances legislation addressing opioid dependency

Pennsylvania’s Senate Labor and Industry Committee recently advanced legislation that aims to reduce opioid dependency. Senate Bill 147 would amend…

1 week ago

New Jersey AG Grewal announces regulatory actions to address opioid epidemic

New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal announced four actions aimed at preventing opioid overdoses and increasing access to naloxone…

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Study finds unintended consequences of state opioid policies

A new study into state policies intended to reduce opioid overdose deaths may actually have unintended consequences that increase overdose…

2 weeks ago

Senators propose funding for mobile crisis response teams

A group of six senators introduced a bill that would help states adopt mobile crisis response teams for use when…

2 weeks ago

Rep. Katko announces $4M in funds for mental health and substance use treatment expansion

U.S. Rep. John Katko (R-NY) announced Wednesday Wayne County would receive $4 million in federal funds to expand mental health…

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Study: Naltrexone can replace opioids in treating chronic pain

A new study from the University of Michigan School of Dentistry has found that low doses of naltrexone can be…

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GOP tax giveaway helps opioid distributors, legislators say

A GOP tax break included in the COVID-19 relief legislation means American taxpayers will partially subsidize settlement payments stemming from…

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Rep. Stanton reintroduces bill to require addictive prescription warning labels

U.S. Rep. Greg Stanton (D-AZ) reintroduce legislation Thursday that would require prescription painkillers that are addictive to have warning labels.…

3 weeks ago

Rep. Latta reintroduces mental health services, opioid epidemic legislation

U.S. Rep. Bob Latta (R-OH) legislation aimed at improving access to mental health services and to combat the opioid epidemic…

3 weeks ago

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