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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 13, 2018
Length: 12 pages
Introduced:

Jun 13, 2018

Status:

Introduced on Jun 13, 2018

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on June 13, 2018. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Prognosis:

12% 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.

Pending
 
Ordered Reported

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Passed House (Senate next)

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Passed Senate

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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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