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OT Services for Pain Management Included in SUPPORT Act Passed by Congress

On October 3, 2018 the Senate passed the Substance Use-Disorder Prevention that Promotes Opioids Recovery and Treatment (SUPPORT) for Patients and Communities Act (H.R. 6), sending the bill the President Trump to be signed into law. The SUPPORT Act is wide-ranging legislation to address the...

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Congress, the Opioid Epidemic, Pain Management and OT

In 2016 Congress passed the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA). This bill was an initial step to help address issues related to drug addiction and treatment with a focus on opioids. Specifically, the bill focused on access to medications to treat opioid overdoses, the development...

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