Medicaid and Medicare to adopt CDC guidelines as Law

So the wonderful CDC guidelines in America that basically state that pain is a patient’s problem that they must learn to live with may now become official law with Medicaid and Medicare. Once established, only end-of-life/hospice patients will be allowed access to pain medication. This is despite recent acknowledgement that pain patients rarely become dysfunctional addicts and that most rely on pain medication in order to have a functioning life and good quality of life.

Check out Vice’s full article HERE.


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