The House Committee on Ways and Means, Subcommittee on Oversight, will hold a hearing titled "The Opioid Crisis – The Current Landscape and CMS Actions to Prevent Opioid Misuse". The hearing will focus on efforts by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to utilize data to identify individuals in the Medicare Part D program who are at risk to abuse opioids. The hearing also will examine the extent of the problem as well as the tools CMS has available to prevent individuals from receiving unnecessary opioids.
Members of the public may attend in person or via webcast. More information is available via the Committee's website.