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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:

  • Presentation: Available prior to the event
  • Audio recording and transcript: Available approximately 2 weeks after the event

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.    

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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