Bill H.4056, "An Act Relative to Substance Use, Treatment, Education, and Prevention," does not mandate, but rather recommends, that physicians use urine drug screens as part of an assessment plan for patients seeking to obtain prescription medication. This was incorrect in Monday's health column "Musings on Mortality: Patient privacy lost in new drug bill."
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