Veterans opioid bill passes committee

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On Tuesday, the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee unanimously passed U.S. Rep. Neal Dunn’s (FL-02) legislation, the Veterans Opioid Abuse Prevention Act, which directs Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) healthcare providers to share prescribing data across a national network of interstate prescription drug monitoring programs (PDMPs). PDMPs improve a doctor’s ability to identify at-risk patients who may have a pattern of prescription opioid abuse.Just like private sector

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