Experts Tell Opioid Commission: Back Evidence-Based Treatment

MEDSCAPE (06/16) – President Donald Trump’s administration should do all it can to support evidence-based addiction treatment and find ways to encourage more physicians to take on addiction medicine as a specialty, clinicians told members of The President’s Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis today. The physicians who testified before the commission — and most of the other speakers — also urged the panel to strongly advocate against Medicaid cuts, especially those that have been proposed under the American Health Care Act, the Republican replacement for the Affordable Care Act. Read more

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