To require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to carry out under the Medicare program an alternatives to opioids in emergency departments demonstration project.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 16th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Apr 18, 2018
Length: 7 pages
Apr 18, 2018
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on April 18, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Apr 18, 2018
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H.R. 5558 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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