President Signs Sweeping Opioids Legislation with MCH Provisions
On Oct. 24, President Trump signed into law H.R. 6, the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act, to further address the opioid crisis. The 250-page authorizing bill includes several provisions to address the impact of the opioid crisis on pregnant and postpartum women, infants, children, youth, and families. AMCHP posted a three-page summary of the maternal and child health provisions, and the Senate Finance Committee posted a section-by-section summary of the full bill.
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