To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to annually notify health care providers regarding permitted disclosures under Federal health care privacy law during emergencies, including overdoses, of certain health information to families, caregivers, and health care providers.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for West Virginia's 1st congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: May 7, 2018
Length: 2 pages
May 7, 2018
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on May 7, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
May 7, 2018
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H.R. 5695 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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