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H.R. 5801 (115th): Medicaid Providers Are Required To Note Experiences in Record Systems to Help In-need Patients Act

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To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to provide for requirements under the Medicaid program relating to the use of qualified prescription drug monitoring programs and prescribing certain controlled substances.

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Sponsor and status

Morgan Griffith

Sponsor. Representative for Virginia's 9th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jun 20, 2018
Length: 14 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

Major Bipartisan Legislation to Fight Opioid Epidemic Signed Into Law
    — Rep. Morgan Griffith [R-VA9] (Sponsor) on Oct 24, 2018

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

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard Votes to Help Fight Opioid Crisis, Calls to Hold Big Pharma Accountable
    — Rep. Tulsi Gabbard [D-HI2] on Jun 22, 2018

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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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Jun 19, 2018
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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H.R. 5801 (115th) was 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.

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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