WAMC - Opioid Addiction Treatment Bill Cosponsored By Western Mass Congressman Moves Forward

An opioid abuse treatment bill cosponsored by Western Massachusetts Congressman Richard Neal has cleared a hurdle in the House. 

Neal’s bill, cosponsored by Republican George Holding of North Carolina, is called the Medicare and Opioid Safe Treatment Act of 2018. It passed through the Ways and Means committee, where Neal is the ranking Democrat, on Thursday.

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Brian Muldoon