American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons

Advocacy, Education, Research

Update on Federal Opioid Policy

There are recent developments in federal actions related to prevention, treatment and enforcement related to opioid addiction in the U.S. A report from the AAHKS advocacy partner, Epstein Becker & Green, provides details on:

  • The 2018 Omnibus Appropriations Act providing $3.3 billion
  • The White House Plan
  • The March 8th Senate hearing with state leaders
  • The March 21st and 22nd House hearing including 22 legislative proposals

Read the report.


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