Citizen’s Council for Health Freedom in Bloomberg: Opioid Treatment Records Easier to Share Under Rule in the Works


By Shira Stein for Bloomberg | Image from Bloomberg

The Trump administration plans to change how patients who are treated for substance use must give consent to have their medical records shared with hospitals or pain doctors, according to two sources briefed on the discussions.

The change is under way because the current burdensome consent requirements create an easy way for other doctors to unwittingly prescribe opioids and get the patients hooked again. Continue reading…

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