At first meeting of Trump’s opioid commission, health advocates plead for Medicaid spending

White House Counselor Kellyanne Conway arrives for a meeting with the President’s Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis in Washington, U.S., June 16, 2017. Photo by Joshua Roberts/Reuters WASHINGTON — Health advocates on Friday used the first meeting of President Trump’s commission on the opioid crisis to criticize a bill that would slash future Medicaid spending and deregulate the health insurance market, arguing that the legislation would undermine whatever...

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