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H.R. 5774: Combating Opioid Abuse for Care in Hospitals Act of 2018

About the bill

Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.R. 5774 requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to: (1) publish guidance for hospitals on pain management and opioid-use disorder prevention strategies for Medicare beneficiaries, (2) convene a technical expert panel to recommend opioid and opioid-use disorder quality measures for possible use in value-based payment and reporting models under Medicare; and (3) publish and periodically update all guidance issued since January 1, 2016 related to the prescription of opioids for Medicare beneficiaries.

Additionally, the bill requires the Department of Health and Human Services to: (1) convene a ...

Sponsor and status

Carlos Curbelo

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

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Last Updated: Jun 20, 2018
Length: 14 pages
Introduced:

May 11, 2018

Status:

Passed House (Senate next) on Jun 19, 2018

This bill passed in the House on June 19, 2018 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis:

37% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

May 11, 2018
 
Introduced

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May 16, 2018
 
Ordered Reported

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Jun 15, 2018
 
On House Schedule

The House indicated that this bill would be considered in the week ahead.

Jun 19, 2018
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Pending
 
Passed Senate

Pending
 
Signed by the President

H.R. 5774 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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