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The Rush to Limit Opioid Prescribing

Christopher J. Winfree, MD, FAANS Department of Neurological Surgery, Columbia University New York, NY Ever since the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was passed in 2010, there has been increased attention paid to the use of opioids to treat chronic pain … Continue reading

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The Nation’s Opioid Epidemic — Continued Advocacy Needed to Turn the Tide

Guest Post from Patrice A. Harris, MD, MA Chair, AMA Opioid Task Force Atlanta, GA It is a basic tenet of physician leadership that we run toward an emergency. We evaluate the situation, make an initial diagnosis, and pursue interventions … Continue reading

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Repealing IPAB: Bipartisan Health Care Reform We Can All Agree On

Guest post from Representative Phil Roe, MD (R-Tenn.) Chair, House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Member, House Education and Workforce Committee Chair, House GOP Doc Caucus As a physician who has lived through a massive expansion of Medicaid in my home … Continue reading

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