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H.R. 5799 (115th): Medicaid Drug Review, Utilization, Good Governance Improvement Act

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To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to require as a condition of receipt of full Federal medical assistance percentage under Medicaid that State Medicaid plans have in place certain drug utilization review activities.

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Sponsor and status

Marsha Blackburn

Sponsor. Representative for Tennessee's 7th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jun 12, 2018
Length: 12 pages
Introduced
May 15, 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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What legislators are saying

Greg Walden on combating the opioid crisis: Our communities are counting on us to deliver on solutions
    — Rep. Greg Walden [R-OR2] (Co-sponsor) on May 21, 2018

Sensenbrenner Votes to Send Comprehensive Opioid Legislation to Senate
    — Rep. James Sensenbrenner [R-WI5] on Jun 22, 2018

Culberson Votes to Finalize House’s Historic Opioid Work
    — Rep. John Culberson [R-TX7, 2001-2018] on Jun 22, 2018

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 5799 will add $5 million in new spending through 2028.

History

May 15, 2018
 
Introduced

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May 17, 2018
 
Ordered Reported

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

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H.R. 5799 (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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