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Serial No. 115-HL03: The Opioid Crisis: Removing Barriers to Prevent and Treat Opioid Abuse and Dependence in Medicare, Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Health of the Committee on Ways and Means, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifteenth Congress, Second Session, February 6, 2018   [open pdf - 7MB]

This is the February 6, 2018 hearing titled "The Opioid Crisis: Removing Barriers to Prevent and Treat Opioid Abuse and Dependence in Medicare," held before the House Subcommittee on Health of the Committee on Ways and Means. From the opening statement of Peter Roskam: "Welcome to the Ways and Means Health Subcommittee hearing on 'The Opioid Crisis: Removing Barriers to Prevent and Treat Opioid Abuse and Dependence in Medicare.' I am pleased to take on this issue, along with Mr. Levin, as my first hearing as the new Subcommittee Chairman. This is the second hearing in a series held by the Ways and Means Committee on this crisis. And today we will explore opioid addiction and treatment in our Medicare population and ask the question how Congress can do more to improve detection, education, prevention, et cetera." Statements, letters, and materials submitted for the record include those of the following: Philip B. Scott, Ramsin M. Benyamin, Jason Kletter, Harold L. Paz, and Laura Hungiville.

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Serial No. 115-HL03
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2019
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