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
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.