New Part D Opioid Overutilization Policies Call — February 14

January 17, 2019
Health Policy

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has implemented new opioid policies for Medicare drug plans effective January 1. The new policies include:

  • Improved safety alerts when patients fill opioid prescriptions at the pharmacy
  • Drug management programs for patients at risk for misuse or abuse of opioids or other drugs 

CMS is holding a call on New Part D Opioid Overutilization Policies on Thursday, February 14, from 1:30 to 3 PM ET. During this call, CMS experts discuss the new policies and answer questions. Register for the call here.

Prior to the call, participants should review the following materials: