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AAPM&R Signs On to Support Opioid Workforce Act of 2019

Jun 26, 2019

On June 26, 2019, the Academy joined 50+ organizations in a sign-on letter showing support for the Opioid Workforce Act of 2019. The proposed legislation would provide Medicare support for an additional 1,000 graduate medical education (GME) positions over five years in hospitals that have, or are in the process of establishing, accredited residency programs in addiction medicine, addiction psychiatry, or pain medicine.

Read the letter here and learn more about your Academy's ongoing advocacy efforts