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H.R. 5797: Individuals in Medicaid Deserve Care that is Appropriate and Responsible in its Execution Act

About the bill

Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.R. 5797 allows state Medicaid programs to remove the Institutions for Mental Diseases (IMD) exclusion for Medicaid beneficiaries aged 21 to 64 with an opioid use disorder for fiscal years 2019 to 2023. By removing the exclusion, Medicaid would pay for up to 30 total days of care in an IMD during a 12-month period for eligible individuals. Opioid use disorder as defined in H.R. 5797 includes, but is not limited to: heroin, fentanyl, oxycodone, tramadol and oxycodone. In addition, the legislation requires states to include in their ...

Sponsor and status

Mimi Walters

Sponsor. Representative for California's 45th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jun 12, 2018
Length: 10 pages
Introduced:

May 15, 2018

Status:

Ordered Reported on May 17, 2018

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on May 17, 2018.

The House Majority Leader indicated on Jun 13, 2018 that this bill may be considered in the week ahead.

Prognosis:

16% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

May 15, 2018
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

May 17, 2018
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Jun 12, 2018
 
Reported by House Committee on Energy and Commerce

A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.

Jun 13, 2018
 
On House Schedule

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

Pending
 
Passed House (Senate next)

Pending
 
Passed Senate

Pending
 
Signed by the President

H.R. 5797 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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