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By Erin Smith

The White House Opioid Commission met recently and discussed health plans and the new Safe, Transparent, Opioid Prescribing (STOP) Initiative.

The STOP initiative measures how providers prescribe against the Centers Disease Control’s Guidelines for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain.

The CDC’s Guidelines are designed to promote the reduction of the unnecessary prescribing of opioids for pain.

You can watch the video of the meeting here:

The next meeting of the White House Opioid Commission is Wednesday, November 1, 2017, from 1:30 p.m. until approximately 3:30 p.m. (Eastern time). The meeting will be held at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, Room 350, in the Executive Office of the President in Washington, D.C.

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