March 10, 2017
The devastating impacts of Kentucky’s opioid epidemic are well known and far-reaching. As a result of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), more Kentuckians struggling with addiction problems have been able to access much-needed treatment. However, the House GOP plan to repeal the ACA, the American Health Care Act (AHCA), would roll back opportunities for treatment — inevitably worsening the drug and overdose crisis in our state.
While the opioid addiction epidemic is a national problem, Kentucky has been one of the hardest hit states. In 2000, nine counties in the read more