About the bill
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
Sponsor. Representative for California's 45th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jun 21, 2018
Length: 11 pages
May 15, 2018
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on June 20, 2018 but was never passed by the Senate.
What stakeholders are saying
H.R. 5797 (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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