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The FDA says it is trying to curb e-cigarettes from becoming a gateway to nicotine addiction for youth while still giving adults an “off-ramp” from combustible tobacco.
As New York advocates await final action on legislation to remove prior authorization requirements for medications to treat opioid use disorder, a new report projects major cost savings from such a move.
Mark Covall, president and CEO of the National Association for Behavioral Healthcare, says more stringent enforcement of existing parity laws and increased dialogue with payers will be trends to watch in 2020.
A vote in Congress has extended funding for Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics operating in eight states through Dec. 20.
A Milliman study released Wednesday shows a growing disparity in network use and provider reimbursement for employees and their families seeking treatment for mental health and addiction versus those seeking treatment for physical health conditions.

ONC fellow discusses current privacy initiatives being explored in federal health IT effort

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