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H.R. 3528 (115th): Every Prescription Conveyed Securely Act

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To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to require e-prescribing for coverage under part D of the Medicare program of prescription drugs that are controlled substances.

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Sponsor and status

Katherine Clark

Sponsor. Representative for Massachusetts's 5th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jun 12, 2018
Length: 8 pages
Introduced
Jul 28, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Status
Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

This bill was incorporated into:

H.R. 6: SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act
Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 24, 2018. (compare text)
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What legislators are saying

Clark, Mullin Urge E-prescriptions to Combat Opioid Overdoses
    — Rep. Katherine Clark [D-MA5] (Sponsor) on Aug 9, 2017

Opioid Reform Signed by President Includes Renaccis Strengthening Partnerships to Prevent Opioid Abuse Act
    — Rep. James Renacci [R-OH16, 2011-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Oct 25, 2018

Sensenbrenner Votes to Send Comprehensive Opioid Legislation to Senate
    — Rep. James Sensenbrenner [R-WI5] on Jun 22, 2018

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform: SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 3528 will save $250 million through 2028.

History

Jul 28, 2017
 
Introduced

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Apr 11, 2018
 
Considered by Health

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Apr 25, 2018
 
Considered by Health

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

May 9, 2018
 
Ordered Reported

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Jun 12, 2018
 
Reported by House Committee on Energy and Commerce

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H.R. 3528 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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