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It Can Be ‘Next To Impossible’ To Find Nursing Facilities That Will Accept Patients Recovering From Opioid Addiction

08:48 EDT 17 Apr 2018 | Kaiser Health News

Legal experts say that nursing facilities rejecting patients on addiction medication violates the Americans with Disabilities Act, yet an investigation finds that it's a common practice. In more news on the crisis: medical groups are advocating for a new reimbursement model of physicians who treat opioid patients; researchers find that organ transplants from overdose victims fare as well as from traditional donors; West Virginia reaches a settlement with a pharmacy over its distributing practices; and more.

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