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FILE - This Feb. 19, 2013, file photo, shows OxyContin pills arranged for a photo at a pharmacy in Montpelier, Vt. Critics of how prescription painkillers are administered in the U.S. are calling on health officials to phase out hospital procedures and questionnaires used to manage pain. More than five dozen non-profit groups and medical experts sent a letter Wednesday, April 13, 2016, to the Joint Commission, a non-profit agency that accredits U.S. hospitals, asking it to revisit its standards for pain management. (AP Photo/Toby Talbot, File)

FILE - This Feb. 19, 2013, file photo, shows OxyContin pills arranged for a photo at a pharmacy in Montpelier, Vt. Critics of how prescription painkillers are administered in the U.S. are calling on health officials to phase out hospital procedures and questionnaires used to manage pain. More than five dozen non-profit groups and medical experts sent a letter Wednesday, April 13, 2016, to the Joint Commission, a non-profit agency that accredits U.S. hospitals, asking it to revisit its standards for pain management. (AP Photo/Toby Talbot, File)

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