Tag: decrease in opioid prescribing rates

Never Let an Opioid Crisis Go to Waste

by DAVID CATRONAugust 21, 2017 When the Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis advised the President to declare a national emergency to deal with the overdose epidemic, HHS Secretary Tom Price wisely suggested that this step wouldn’t be particularly useful: “[T]he opioid crisis at this point can be addressed without the declaration…