Can you get life insurance with a naloxone prescription?

MYLES MA | December 13, 2018

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Surgeon General Jerome Adams has said knowing how to use naloxone can save lives. The drug can temporarily reverse the effects of an opioid overdose. Such overdoses killed more than 42,000 people in 2016. But having a naloxone prescription could make it harder to get life insurance. An insurer denied coverage for a nurse who had a prescription for Narcan, a naloxone brand, WBUR reported. Health care practitioners and others who come into contact with people at risk of overdoses carry nalaxone to save lives.

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