All tagged health reform

"Graham-Cassidy" Provides Zero Funding to Address the "Opioid Crisis"

One of the few positive provisions of the summer’s Senate “health care” bills was the inclusion of funding to states to “support substance use disorder treatment and recovery support services.”  With more than 30,000 people dying from heroin and painkiller overdoses in the United States every year, sufficient funding to address and effectively treat the issue is crucial.  Yet the latest version of the “health care” bill has omitted this funding entirely.