Board of Medicine Regulations on Opioid Prescribing and Buprenorphine

March 27, 2017 - By Virginia Board of Medicine
In response to the escalating opioid crisis in Virginia – and recently passed legislation – the Board of Medicine has promulgated regulations on the prescribing of opioids for pain and buprenorphine for treatment of substance abuse. The emergency regulations will remain in effect from March 15, 2017 to March 19, 2018 and will be replaced by permanent regulations during that time.

CBO Scores the American Health Care Act

March 13, 2017 - By Congressional Budget Office
CBO and JCT estimate that enacting the American Health Care Act would reduce federal deficits by $337 billion over the coming decade and increase the number of people who are uninsured by 24 million in 2026 relative to current law.