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House Ways & Means Continues Opioid Probe With Second Hearing

January 31, 2018
The House Ways & Means Committee is continuing its probe into the opioid crisis by scheduling a second hearing, this one by the health subcommittee Tuesday (Feb. 6). The subcommittee will examine opioid dependence and overprescription among Medicare beneficiaries, panel chairman Peter Roskam (R-IL) announced Wednesday (Jan. 31), one day after President Trump pledged in his State of the Union Address to fight the opioid epidemic. The hearing will come three weeks after the Ways & Means oversight subcommittee held...


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