RI H7398 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 5-0)
Status: Introduced on January 31 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-02-12 - Committee recommended measure be held for further study
Pending: House Health, Education and Welfare Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Excludes chronic intractable pain from the definition of acute pain management. Prescribes new guidelines for treatment based upon 2016 CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain.

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2020-02-12HouseCommittee recommended measure be held for further study
2020-02-07HouseScheduled for hearing and/or consideration (02/12/2020)
2020-01-31HouseIntroduced, referred to House H.E.W.

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