COLUMBUS—State Representative Robert Sprague (R-Findlay), along with Representative Nickie Antonio (D-Lakewood), will be holding a press conference Thursday to discuss House Bill 248. This legislation would require health insurance companies to provide coverage for abuse-deterrent opioids with the goal of lowering abuse and decreasing overdose deaths.


WHO:                State Rep. Robert Sprague

                            State Rep. Nickie Antonio

    Jeff Fix, Pickerington City Council President and Tyler’s Light Board   Member

             Cheri Walter, CEO of the Ohio Association of County Behavioral Health Authorities

             Tony Coder, Assistant Director of the Drug Free Action Alliance

             Dr. Elizabeth Lottes, Maryhaven

             Russell Martin, Delaware County Sheriff


WHERE:          Harding Press Briefing Room

                           Ohio Statehouse, Room 109


WHEN:             Thursday, September 17 at 11:30 a.m.

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