On Monday, the federal
Starting in 2020, insurers offering plans on the exchange in
--Prescriptions for the nasal spray form of naloxone, an antidote to opioid overdoses, when patients are prescribed certain dosages of opioids.
--Telepsychiatry for addiction and mental health issues, in which psychiatric services are delivered remotely, via phone, video or other technologies.
--Alternative therapies for chronic pain, such as certain pain relievers that can be applied to the skin.
Insurers also must limit coverage of opioid prescriptions for acute pain to seven days.
The changes will likely increase exchange premiums by
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