New Jersey just passed one of the most aggressive laws to combat the opioid epidemic
February 15, 2017

“New Jersey just passed one of the nation’s most comprehensive laws to combat the growing opioid and heroin crisis.

“The law will reduce the supply of drugs that patients getting their first opioid prescription can get from 30 days to five days. It also will require doctors to talk to patients about how addictive the drugs are. For addicts whose doctors have recommended treatment, the law also mandates that insurers offer 180 days of coverage without preauthorization.”

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