Upcoming training – Medicare Learning Network: New Part D Opioid Overutilization Policies

January 16, 2019

The Medicare Learning Network (MLN) will host a public training event on CMS Part D Opioid Overutilization Policies on Thursday, February 14 from 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. PST.

CMS implemented new opioid policies for Medicare drug plans, effective January 1, 2019. The new policies include improved safety alerts when patients fill opioid prescriptions at the pharmacy and drug management programs for patients at risk for misuse or abuse of opioids or other drugs.

During this call, CMS experts discuss the new policies and answer questions. Prior to the call, participants should review the following materials:

Target Audience: Physicians; physician assistants; nurses; nurse practitioners; dentists and other prescribers; case managers; and other interested stakeholders.

For registration information and additional event details on the public event, see the events section below or click here to visit the MLN registration page and register for MLN events.


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