Aug 092017

Elizabeth Snell reports:

Recently passed legislation states that HHS will establish guidelines for when healthcare providers should prominently display a patient’s history of opioid use on his or her medical record. The bill also underlines the importance of maintaining patient privacy throughout the patient care process.

The Senate passed Jessie’s Law (S. 581) the end of last week, and now moves on to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

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