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AHCA could worsen opioid addiction crisis: Experts

AHCA could worsen opioid addiction crisis: Experts

The unrelenting crisis regarding opioid addiction in the United States may get even worse with the recent passage of the American Health Care Act (AHCA), according to some experts. The Republicans’ replacement for Obamacare or ACA has been facing harsh criticism ever since the House passed it on last Thursday. Now, it is makes its way to the U.S. Senate, while health care advocates and a number of physicians are mulling what the new law would mean for the most vulnerable patients, particularly drug addicts.

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