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CEPOP Weekly Opioid Policy Report (Week of October 7, 2019)
HHS Announces Long-Term Opioid On Thursday, the Department of Health and Human Services announced the release of a physician-focused guide to help discuss tapering or discontinuation of prescription opioids following long-term use. The guide emphasizes the need for ongoing dialogue among physicians and patients when the risk of continued prescribing exceeds the therapeutic benefit. Recognizing the