Lawmakers Target ‘Patient Brokering’ And Treatment Facility Oversight With Opioid Bills
The substance abuse treatment industry is both lucrative and lacking in oversight. California lawmakers are looking to tighten up regulations to protect patients.
Guide: California Bills That Would Crack Down On Shady Drug Rehab Practices
Southern California is a hub for substance abuse treatment facilities. It’s a lucrative industry – and patient advocates say this has led to unsavory practices. Two bills that got a hearing this week in the state senate health committee take aim at practices that potentially exploit addicts. (Berestein Rojas, 4/12)