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Attorneys General In 37 States Urge Insurance Industry To Do More To Curb Opioid Epidemic

Attorneys general for 37 states sent a letter Monday to the health insurance industry’s main trade group, urging its members to reconsider coverage policies that may be fueling the opioid crisis. The letter is part of an ongoing investigation by the state officials into the causes of the opioid epidemic and the parties that are most responsible. The group is also focusing on the marketing and sales practices of drug makers and the role of drug distributors.

September 19, 2017

Fentanyl, The Opioid Crisis You’ve Never Heard Of

A study of medical examiner and other reports from eight of ten states where the largest number of seizures of fentanyl were reported throws up much more larger and more frightening numbers.

April 29, 2016