Source: CEPOP

This monthly call featured discussion of policy topics including State-Based Responses to the Opioid Epidemic and Prescription  Drug Monitoring Programs.

The CEPOP All-Participants Monthly Teleconference took place Monday, January 30th, from 3 – 4 p.m. ET.

Below is the agenda of the items covered and a downloadable copy of the agenda document.


I. Advocacy Focus Topics

A. State-Based Responses to the Opioid Epidemic – West Virginia
West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrissey

B. Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs – Valuable and Effective (Pew-Brandeis Report)
Sheri Lawal, Senior Associate , The Pew Charitable Trusts

C. Policy Priorities

i. Federal Budget Strategy

ii. Health Reform – Substance Abuse Coverage

iii. Sharing Intel

II. Organizational

A. Discussion: Proposed 2017 CEPOP Agenda and Work Plan

B. Upcoming CEPOP Events

i. CEPOP – USA Today Network Community Solutions Initiative

ii. CEPOP-BD Roundtable on Acute Care Opioid Safety and Diversion Prevention

iii. National Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit (April 17-20, 2017; Atlanta, GA)

iv. March Supply Chain Integrity Briefing & In-Person Quarterly Meeting

C. New Participants: BD, BioDelivery Services, and GeneSYS-ID

D. Participant News and Updates

Next All-Participants Call: Monday, February 27, 2017, 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.