Senate Passes Opioid Legislation But Changes In Store Before Bill Hits Conference

By James Romoser Beth Wang / September 17, 2018 at 7:37 PM
Following months of legislative debate involving myriad committees, the Senate on Monday (Sept. 17) passed an extensive package of opioid legislation by a vote of 99-1 but a new version privately hammered out by senators from both parties will be taken to conference with the House, a Senate aide told Inside Health Policy. The bill passed by the Senate on Monday is an older version that will be updated prior to conference to include the changes, according to the...

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