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Distributing opioid overdose reversal medications (2SSB 5195)

2SSB 5195 helps to increase access to naloxone for all individuals at risk of an opioid overdose. The law requires hospital emergency departments (EDs) and many certified and licensed behavioral health settings to distribute prepackaged naloxone to individuals at risk of an opioid overdose.

Behavioral health agencies

Learn how to bill for naloxone

Education materials

Please reference appendices J & K in the toolkits to locate translated versions of these educational materials.

Toolkits

Webinars

Contact

For training, consultation, educational materials, and implementation questions
Laura Meader, MA, LICSW
Overdose reversal medication program director
Email:
 laura.meader@hca.wa.gov

For billing and pharmacy questions
Email:
 Applehealthpharmacypolicy@hca.wa.gov