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H.R. 6082: Overdose Prevention and Patient Safety Act

About the bill

Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.R. 6082 amends the Public Health Service Act to permit substance use disorder (SUD) records to be shared among covered entities and Part 2 programs in accordance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), for the purposes of treatment, payment, and healthcare operations. In order to protect individuals seeking and receiving SUD treatment, the bill enhances the protections on the disclosure of SUD treatment records to non-covered entities and non-Part 2 programs by, except for authorization by court order or by consent of the patient ...

Sponsor and status

Markwayne Mullin

Sponsor. Representative for Oklahoma's 2nd congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jun 21, 2018
Length: 13 pages
Introduced:

Jun 13, 2018

Status:

Passed House (Senate next) on Jun 20, 2018

This bill passed in the House on June 20, 2018 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis:

32% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Jun 13, 2018
 
Introduced

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

Jun 13, 2018
 
On House Schedule

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

Jun 20, 2018
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Pending
 
Passed Senate

Pending
 
Signed by the President

H.R. 6082 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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