Report recommends states eliminate regulations on telehealth and on methadone and buprenorphine that are more restrictive than federal guidelines.


Brian Skinner COVID-19, Medication-Assisted Treatment, Opioid Drug Crisis

By Brian Skinner, Esq. A new report from researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health offers recommendations aimed at federal, state, and local policymakers to address the opioid epidemic during the pandemic, which has seen sharp increases in fatal and nonfatal overdoses. The report “Saving Lives From Overdose During a Pandemic” draws from …Read More

It’s Time for WV to Eliminate Prior Authorization for Substance Use Disorder Services and Medications


Brian Skinner Government & Policy, Medication-Assisted Treatment, Opioid Drug Crisis

  By Brian Skinner, Esq. As the opioid-related overdose epidemic continues to escalate in West Virginia and the nation, timely access to Food & Drug Administration (FDA)-approved medications for the treatment for opioid use disorder (OUD) is more important than ever. Evidence shows that medication-assisted treatment (MAT) for OUD saves lives and helps people maintain …Read More

The baby formula shortage is a major concern for families. However, no one in WV discusses a senior citizen’s lack of access to food. There are areas of the state considered food deserts. Seniors may not have transportation to a grocery store 30+ miles away. #seniorcitizens

#WV ⁦@WVGovernor⁩ presents $100,000 check to Lincoln County seniors through Do it for Babydog: Senior Center Edition https://mailchi.mp/wv/gov-justice-presents-100000-check-to-lincoln-county-seniors-through-do-it-for-babydog-senior-center-edition?e=1e0ead4f19

WVU expert: Low voter turnout boosted Mooney | News, Sports, Jobs - Weirton Daily Times https://www.weirtondailytimes.com/news/local-news/2022/05/wvu-expert-low-voter-turnout-boosted-mooney/

We are happy to introduce the newest member of the H2C team, Lily Moran. Lily brings a unique skill set, a fresh perspective, and adds to the depth of experience in the firm. Please welcome Lily. https://h2cstrategies.com/employee/lily-moran/

It is unacceptable that we are losing a life to overdose every five minutes. That's why, @POTUS's Strategy focuses on beating the opioid epidemic by going after its drivers: untreated addiction and drug trafficking.

My statement on today's overdose data: https://www.whitehouse.gov/ondcp/briefing-room/2022/05/11/statement-from-dr-rahul-gupta-on-todays-cdc-overdose-death-data-4/

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