Category: Health Care
HB 610 (2019)
House/Senate Bill: NH House
Description: Directs health care providers to refer or prescribe treatment alternatives, such as physical therapy, before prescribing an opioid. The bill also creates a "nonopioid directive form" that patients could choose to sign to refuse all opioid prescriptions. This bill also requires health insurances to cover nonopioid treatment for pain, including but not limited to, chiropractic care, osteopathic manipulative treatment and acupuncture treatment.
Bill Sponsor: Peter Schmidt
Bill Co Sponsor: Click the "Link to Full Bill" for information
Next Hearing Date: Wed, 01/30/2019
Next Voting Date: Wed, 02/27/2019