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S. 2911 (115th): Enhancing Patient Access to Non-Opioid Treatment Options

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A bill to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to provide guidance to States regarding Medicaid items and services for non-opioid pain treatment and management.

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Sponsor and status

Dean Heller

Sponsor. Senator for Nevada. Republican.

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Last Updated: May 22, 2018
Length: 2 pages
May 22, 2018
115th Congress (2017–2019)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 22, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


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What legislators are saying

Heller Announces Over $2.2 Million Awarded to Nevada Organizations to Help Children who are Victims of the Opioid Crisis
    — Sen. Dean Heller [R-NV, 2011-2018] (Sponsor) on Oct 30, 2018

President Signs Into Law Eight Heller Bills Aimed at Fighting Nevadas Opioid Crisis
    — Sen. Dean Heller [R-NV, 2011-2018] (Sponsor) on Oct 24, 2018

Eight Heller Bills to Help Fight Nevadas Opioid Crisis Headed to the Presidents Desk
    — Sen. Dean Heller [R-NV, 2011-2018] (Sponsor) on Oct 3, 2018

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May 22, 2018

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

S. 2911 (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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 2911. This is the one from the 115th Congress.

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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