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H.R. 5686: Medicare Clear Health Options in Care for Enrollees Act of 2018

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To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to require prescription drug plans under Medicare part D to include information on the adverse effects of opioid overutilization and of coverage of nonpharmacological therapies and nonopioid medications or devices used to treat pain.

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Sponsor and status

Erik Paulsen

Sponsor. Representative for Minnesota's 3rd congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jun 12, 2018
Length: 6 pages
Introduced:

May 7, 2018

Status:

Ordered Reported on May 9, 2018

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on May 9, 2018.

Prognosis:

18% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

May 7, 2018
 
Introduced

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May 9, 2018
 
Ordered Reported

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

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Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 5686 is a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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