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H.R. 5699 (115th): HOST Act of 2018

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To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to develop guidance on pain management and the prevention of opioid use disorder for hospitals receiving payment under part A of the Medicare program.

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Sponsor and status

Carlos Curbelo

Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 26th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: May 8, 2018
Length: 6 pages
May 8, 2018
115th Congress (2017–2019)
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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)

1 Cosponsor (1 Democrat)


Position statements

What legislators are saying

Curbelo Welcomes Historic Legislation to Combat Opioid Crisis Being Signed into Law
    — Rep. Carlos Curbelo [R-FL26, 2015-2018] (Sponsor) on Oct 24, 2018

Update on H.R. 4841, a bill introduced by Rep. David Schweikert (R-AZ)
    — Rep. David Schweikert [R-AZ6] on May 16, 2018

Curbelo Welcomes House Passage of Comprehensive Legislation to Combat Opioid Epidemic
    — Rep. Carlos Curbelo [R-FL26, 2015-2018] (Sponsor) on Sep 28, 2018

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May 8, 2018

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H.R. 5699 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 5699. This is the one from the 115th Congress.

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

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