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H.R. 5776 (115th): MOST Act

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To amend title XVIII to provide for Medicare coverage of certain services furnished by opioid treatment programs, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Richard Neal

Sponsor. Representative for Massachusetts's 1st congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: May 11, 2018
Length: 24 pages
Introduced
May 11, 2018
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Status
Enacted Via Other Measures

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)
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Position statements

What legislators are saying

Neal Bill on Opioid Treatment Passes in Ways and Means...
    — Rep. Richard Neal [D-MA1] (Sponsor) on May 17, 2018

Cartwright Statement on Passage of SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act
    — Rep. Matthew Cartwright [D-PA8] (Co-sponsor) on Oct 4, 2018

Latta-authored INFO Act Included in Nearly 50 Bills Passed by the U.S. House to Combat the Opioid Epidemic
    — Rep. Robert Latta [R-OH5] on Jun 22, 2018

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform: SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 5776 will add $244 million in new spending through 2028.

History

May 11, 2018
 
Introduced

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May 16, 2018
 
Ordered Reported

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Jun 19, 2018
 
Reported by House Committee on Ways and Means

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H.R. 5776 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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

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