Trump signs tech-boosting opioid legislation into law

October 25, 2018


President Trump on Wednesday signed into law opioid legislation that expands use of telehealth and aims to improve prescription drug monitoring programs.

The Substance Use-Disorder Prevention that Promotes Opioid Recovery and Treatment (SUPPORT) for Patients and Communities Act boosts several information technology-enabled tools to help combat the opioid epidemic, which according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention kills 130 Americans each day.

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