What’s in the Opioid Bill?
Congress just passed, and the president is about to sign landmark legislation to combat the opioid crisis. This 600+ page bill is the result of months of negotiations by dozens of members of congress from 8 House Committees and 5 Senate Committees. Experts agree that it will save lives.
But what’s in the bill? Great question.
H.R. 6, The SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act, authored by Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Greg Walden, is a comprehensive bill that attacks the opioid epidemic from every angle. The...