Category Archives: Opioid

The new Senate health care bill — and the return of preexisting conditions — explained

Posted on Vox.com Updated by Sarah Kliffsarah@vox.com Jul 13, 2017, 1:18pm EDT Senate Republicans introduced a revised version of their bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act on Thursday, one that would allow insurers to once again deny … Continue reading

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Summary of CBO Report on Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017 (Senate Bill)

June 26, 2017 Cost Estimate CBO and JCT estimate that enacting the Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017 would reduce federal deficits by $321 billion over the coming decade and increase the number of people who are uninsured by 22 … Continue reading

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Treating patients with opioid disorders is not just about treating addiction. Here’s why

Posted on STAT By MEGAN THIELKING JUNE 19, 2017 DOMINICK REUTER/AFP/GETTY IMAGES Patients with opioid use disorder are much more likely than the general population to have a host of other health conditions, including hepatitis C, post-traumatic stress disorder, and anxiety. … Continue reading

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