What’s in the White House’s opioid emergency declaration — and what’s not

STAT gives a helpful rundown of what we can expect – and not expect – from the White House’s declaration of a national public health emergency on the opioid epidemic. What’s in it? Opportunities to expand access to treatment via nontraditional mediums, shift resources from HIV/AIDS programming, secure grants and appoint specialists. What’s not? Money, IMD exclusion, increased access to overdose reversal drugs, or changes to privacy and patient information laws. 

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