To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to inform each physician of the Veterans Health Administration of the opioid prescribing rate of the physician and to require pain management training for the physicians with the highest opioid prescribing rates.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Oklahoma's 2nd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: May 15, 2018
Length: 2 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced on May 15, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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What legislators are saying
“Rep. Mullin Testifies at House Veterans Affairs Committee Member Day”
— Sen. Markwayne Mullin [R-OK] (Sponsor) on May 17, 2018
May 15, 2018
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H.R. 5829 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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