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

Bill Status

Killed in the House

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