Trump opioid panel will recommend nationwide drug courts, tightened requirements for prescribers

(By Lev Facher for STAT)

WASHINGTON — President Trump’s commission on combating the opioid epidemic plans to encourage the federal government to establish drug courts in every federal judicial district, adjust reimbursement rates for addiction treatment, and streamline federal funding used by state and local governments to implement drug treatment and prevention programs, according to a draft of the panel’s final report. Continue reading article here…

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