New Part D Opioid Overutilization Policies CMS Call

January 10, 2019
Health Policy

 The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) 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 Thursday, February 14, from 1:30 to 3 PM ET so experts can discuss the new policies and answer questions. Register for the call here.    

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