Provisions in the law, which President Trump is expected to sign, would remove certain barriers to telehealth treatment that currently limit the technology’s use.

Earlier this week the U.S. Senate passed a bipartisan bill with a 98-1 vote to fight the opioid crisis. With new legislation on the cusp of approval by President Donald J. Trump, it appears significant barriers to treating opioid addicts via telehealth will be removed.

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