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H.R. 5725: BEST Act

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To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to submit to Congress a report on the extent to which Medicare Advantage plans offered under part C of the Medicare program include supplemental health care benefits designed to treat or prevent substance use disorders.

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Sponsor and status

Peter Roskam

Sponsor. Representative for Illinois's 6th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: May 9, 2018
Length: 4 pages
Introduced:

May 9, 2018

Status:

Introduced on May 9, 2018

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on May 9, 2018. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Prognosis:

2% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

May 9, 2018
 
Introduced

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H.R. 5725 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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