Opioid Epidemic Evaluation Study Committee (J)
Comprehensively evaluate the state’s response to the opioid epidemic in the state, including a review of the protocols and practices relating to the prescribing of opioid medications and the treatment options available including medication-assisted treatment. The committee shall receive input from agencies and entities including but not limited to representatives of the professional licensing boards for professionals authorized to prescribe controlled substances, representatives of public safety and public health, representatives of the medical community and health insurance payers, and consumers and representatives of consumers. The committee shall submit a report, including findings and recommendations, to the Governor and the General Assembly by November 15, 2017.
- David E. Heaton, Co-Chair