Health Industry Washington Watch

A number of recent Congressional hearings focused on the opioid crisis.

Authors: Nancy A. Sheliga

These congressional hearings focused on the opioid crisis, including the following:

  • A House Ways and Means Oversight Subcommittee hearing on the current landscape of the crisis and CMS efforts to prevent opioid misuse.
  • A Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee hearing examining the ways Medicaid may have unexpectedly contributed to development of the epidemic.
  • A Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee hearing examining how the opioid crisis developed and how to tackle the problem.

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