Posts Tagged ‘opioid crisis’

National Rx Day Is Tomorrow, October 27, 2018, Be There

National Rx Day is tomorrow, October 27, 2018. This day is sponsored by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) in partnership with federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies. The focus is to get all of us, and specifically senior citizens, to throw out any medications that they no longer need or have expired. To this…

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Opioids Legislation Passed By Congress Will Save 2.6 Billion

New opioids legislation was passed by Congress earlier today. The new law will save the Federal government more than 2.6 billion dollars from the budget.   The new law will now allow for Medicaid funding for inpatient addiction treatment in institutions treating mental disease. The CDC has termed the opioid crisis an epidemic. In 2017, more…

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