Omnibus budget bill includes nearly $4 billion for prevention, treatment and enforcement efforts.
Doctors led fight against opioid epidemic by battling stigma and advocating for more resources, more treatment options and better access to pain care.
Emergency departments emerge as places where opioid-use disorder treatment can be initiated and longer-term care coordinated.
The AMA House of Delegates weighs in on changes to Medicaid, e-prescribing and clerkship spots for U.S. med students.
Doctors encourage non-opioid approaches to pain and safe disposal of unwanted meds, and change the approach to post-surgical prescribing.