White House To Extend Buprenorphine Access Via Opioid PHE

By Cara Smith / December 8, 2022 at 10:24 AM
A White House official said the administration will open public comment “hopefully very soon” on a plan to allow buprenorphine to be prescribed via telemedicine through a waiver initiated under the opioid public health emergency, coming as stakeholders appear to face an uphill battle in getting Congress to extend a COVID-19 pandemic waiver of the Ryan Haight law’s in-person prescribing requirements for controlled substances. Beth Connolly, assistant director of public health at the Office of National Drug Control Policy, said...

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