Drug Abuse Bill Signed

    By: Mishael Azam, Esq. on Feb 16, 2017

    The Assembly passed  AND THE GOVERNOR IMMEDIATELY SIGNED legislation that implements the Governor's plan to increase insurance coverage for addiction treatment (unlimited benefits with guaranteed coverage of medically necessary treatment for 6 months without prior authorization) and limit opioid prescriptions for acute pain to 5 days. Read the letter from MSNJ and state specialty societies requesting exemptions to this limit. See a letter from pain patients. Read a summary of the bill and related PMP information. Read the Governor's statementRead press coveragePlease see for more information.

    Released: February 16, 2017, 1:04 pm
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