Friday, March 6, 2015

Rep. Dan Carter Pushes Bill Preventing Drug Abuse

Bethel's Hamlet Hub, March 3, 2015

"A few new proposals by State Representative Dan Carter (R-2) could expand the breadth to which insurance policies cover certain medical services for residents of Connecticut.

Carter’s bill, H.B. 5784, would prevent pharmacists from substituting a prescribed abuse-deterrent opioid for a generic supplement – unless the pharmacist receives written permission from the prescribing health care provider to do so." Read More.

For more information on preventing prescription drug abuse, visit our Resource Center here.

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