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Date
2019-02-14
Event
New Part D Opioid Overutilization Policies Call
Topic
Reducing Opioid Misuse

When: Thursday, February 14, 2019, from 1:30 to 3 pm ET

Registration:  Register - Opens in a new window  - External Link Policy - Opens in a new window for Medicare Learning Network events.

Event Materials:

Description:

CMS implemented new opioid policies for Medicare drug plans effective January 1. The new policies include:

  • Improved safety alerts when patients fill opioid prescriptions at the pharmacy
  • Drug management programs for patients at-risk for misuse or abuse of opioids or other drugs 

During this call, CMS experts discuss the new policies and answer questions. Note: This content was previously presented during a Regional Office event on December 27. 

Prior to the call, participants should review the following materials:

Target Audience: Physicians; physician assistants; nurses; nurse practitioners; dentists and other prescribers; case managers; and other interested stakeholders.

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