Bill Would Ensure Babies Dependent On Opioids Get Care

May 3, 2016

At least 3,700 hundred babies were born dependent on opioids in Pennsylvania in 2013 and 2014. A midstate congressman wants to make sure those infants are getting proper care. Republican Lou Barletta has proposed legislation to require the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to make sure states are following the law.

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