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USHB5865IntroAddiction Prevention and Responsible Opioid Practices Act
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2018-07-24
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB1898IntroTo amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to improve access to, and utilization of, bone mass measurement benefits under part B of the Medicare program by establishing a minimum payment amount under such part for bone mass measurement. This bil...
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2018-07-11
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mrs. Blackburn asked unanimous consent that she may hereafter be the first sponsor of H.R. 1898, a bill originally introduced by Representative Meehan, for the purpose of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USHB6EngrossSUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act Substance Use-Disorder Prevention that Promotes Opioid Recovery and Treatment for Patients and Communities Act This bill makes several changes to state Medicaid programs to address opioid and substance use dis...
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2018-06-26
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 485.
USHB6110EngrossDr. Todd Graham Pain Management, Treatment, and Recovery Act of 2018
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2018-06-25
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
USSB3120IntroHEAL Act of 2018 Helping to End Addiction and Lessen Substance Use Disorders Act of 2018
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2018-06-25
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 484.
USHB5590EngrossOpioid Addiction Action Plan Act (Sec. 2) This bill requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to develop an action plan to provide recommendations on changes to the Medicare and Medicaid programs to enhance: (1) the treatment and pr...
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2018-06-20
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB5723EngrossExpanding Oversight of Opioid Prescribing and Payment Act of 2018 (Sec. 2) This bill requires the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission to report to Congress on: (1) how Medicare pays for opioid and non-opioid pain management treatments in inpatient a...
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2018-06-20
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB5773EngrossPASS Act of 2018 Preventing Addiction for Susceptible Seniors Act of 2018 (Sec. 2) This bill alters several requirements under the Medicare prescription drug benefit. Specifically, the bill requires electronic prescription programs to enable the secu...
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2018-06-20
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB5796EngrossREACH OUT Act of 2018 Responsible Education Achieves Care and Healthy Outcomes for Users' Treatment Act of 2018 This bill requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to award grants, contracts, or cooperative agreements to qualifying organi...
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2018-06-20
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB5605EngrossAdvancing High Quality Treatment for Opioid Use Disorders in Medicare Act This bill requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to carry out a demonstration program to: (1) increase access to opioid-use disorder treatment services for...
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2018-06-20
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB5676EngrossSENIOR Communities Protection Act of 2018 Stop Excessive Narcotics in our Retirement Communities Protection Act of 2018 (Sec. 2) This bill authorizes the suspension of payments to a pharmacy under the Medicare prescription drug benefit and Medicare A...
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2018-06-20
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB5774EngrossCOACH Act of 2018 Combating Opioid Abuse for Care in Hospitals Act of 2018 (Sec. 2) This bill requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to publish guidance for hospitals on pain management and opioid-use disorder prevention strategi...
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2018-06-20
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB5775EngrossPROPER Act of 2018 Providing Reliable Options for Patients and Educational Resources Act of 2018 (Sec. 2) This bill requires Medicare and Medicare Advantage (MA) prescription drug plan (PDP) sponsors to annually disclose information to enrollees abou...
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2018-06-20
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB5776IntroMOST Act Medicare and Opioid Safe Treatment Act
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2018-06-19
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Ways and Means. H. Rept. 115-764, Part I.
USHB3331EngrossTo amend title XI of the Social Security Act to promote testing of incentive payments for behavioral health providers for adoption and use of certified electronic health record technology. This bill specifies that the Center for Medicare and Medicaid...
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2018-06-14
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB6062IntroDonald Payne Sr. Colorectal Cancer Detection Act of 2018
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2018-06-14
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB5685EngrossMedicare Opioid Safety Education Act of 2018 (Sec. 2) This bill requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to provide Medicare beneficiaries with educational resources regarding opioid use and pain management, as well as descriptions of co...
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2018-06-13
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB5582EngrossAbuse Deterrent Access Act of 2018
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2018-06-13
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB5804IntroPost-Surgical Injections as an Opioid Alternative Act
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2018-06-13
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 585.
USHB5809IntroPostoperative Opioid Prevention Act of 2018
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2018-06-13
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 586.
USHB3528IntroEvery Prescription Conveyed Securely Act
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2018-06-12
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 582.
USHB5675IntroTo amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to require prescription drug plan sponsors under the Medicare program to establish drug management programs for at-risk beneficiaries. This bill requires Medicare prescription drug plan (PDP) sponsors, ...
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2018-06-12
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 577.
USHB5798IntroOpioid Screening and Chronic Pain Management Alternatives for Seniors Act
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2018-06-12
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 573.
USHB5808IntroMedicaid Pharmaceutical Home Act of 2018
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2018-06-12
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 561.
USHB4841IntroStandardizing Electronic Prior Authorization for Safe Prescribing Act of 2018 This bill requires Medicare's electronic-prescription program to provide for the secure electronic transmittal of a prior authorization request from a Medicare enrollee's p...
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2018-06-12
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 581.
USHB5603IntroAccess to Telehealth Services for Substance Use Disorders Act
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2018-06-12
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 579.
USHB5715IntroStrengthening Partnerships to Prevent Opioid Abuse Act This bill requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to establish a secure online portal to allow: (1) data sharing among the CMS, Medicare prescription drug benefit plans, and M...
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2018-06-12
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Energy and Commerce. H. Rept. 115-737, Part I.
USHB5684IntroProtecting Seniors From Opioid Abuse Act This bill establishes individuals who are identified as at-risk beneficiaries for prescription drug abuse as qualifying participants in medication therapy management programs under the Medicare prescription dr...
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2018-06-12
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 576.
USHB5716IntroCOMPASS Act Commit to Opioid Medical Prescriber Accountability and Safety for Seniors Act This bill requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to identify outlier prescribers of opioids under the Medicare prescription drug benefit an...
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2018-06-12
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 574.
USHB5686IntroMedicare CHOICE Act of 2018 Medicare Clear Health Options in Care for Enrollees Act of 2018 This bill requires Medicare and Medicare Advantage prescription drug plan (PDP) sponsors to annually disclose information to enrollees about: (1) the adverse ...
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2018-06-12
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 575.
USSB3008IntroDr. Todd Graham Pain Management Improvement Act of 2018
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2018-06-06
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB5778IntroPromoting Outpatient Access to Non-Opioid Treatments Act
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2018-05-31
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB5779IntroPromoting Quality of Care in Pain Management Act of 2018 This bill requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to convene a technical expert panel to recommend opioid and opioid-use disorder quality measures for possible use in hospital pay...
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2018-05-31
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB5722IntroDr. Todd Graham Pain Management Improvement Act of 2018
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2018-05-25
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB5718IntroPRO Act Perioperative Reduction of Opioids Act This bill requires the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to convene a technical expert panel to recommend ways to reduce opioid use in surgical settings and best practices for pain management...
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2018-05-23
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB5714IntroEDU Act of 2018 Education for Disposal of Unused Opioids Act of 2018
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2018-05-23
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSB2928IntroColorectal Cancer Detection Act of 2018 This bill provides for Medicare coverage and payment, subject to specified frequency limits, of certain colorectal cancer screening blood-based tests.
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2018-05-23
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2908IntroA bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for electronic prior authorization under Medicare part D for covered part D drugs, and for other purposes. This bill requires electronic prescription programs to enable the secure tran...
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2018-05-22
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2905IntroStrengthening Partnerships to Prevent Opioid Abuse Act of 2018 This bill requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to establish a secure online portal to allow: (1) data sharing among the CMS, Medicare prescription drug benefit plan...
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2018-05-22
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB5531IntroOpioid Emergency Response Act
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB5719IntroROOT Act of 2018 Reduce Overprescribing Opioids in Treatment Act of 2018
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSB2920IntroCommit to Opioid Medical Prescriber Accountability and Safety for Seniors Act of 2018 This bill requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to identify outlier prescribers of opioids under the Medicare prescription drug benefit and Me...
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2018-05-22
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB5699IntroHOST Act of 2018 Hospital Opioid Solutions Toolkit Act of 2018 This bill requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to publish guidance for hospitals on pain management and opioid-use disorder prevention strategies for Medicare beneficiari...
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2018-05-16
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1017IntroRemoving Barriers to Colorectal Cancer Screening Act of 2017 This bill waives Medicare coinsurance requirements with respect to colorectal cancer screening tests, regardless of the code billed for a resulting diagnosis or procedure.
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2018-05-15
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Lance asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 1017, a bill originally introduced by Representative Dent of Pennsylvania, for the purpose of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings under clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USHB5818IntroOpioid Workforce Act of 2018
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2018-05-15
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB2843IntroOpioid Workforce Act of 2018
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2018-05-15
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1732EngrossImproving Access to Behavioral Health Information Technology Act (Sec. 2) This bill specifies that the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation may test models to provide incentive payments to behavioral health providers for: (1) adopting electron...
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2018-05-11
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB5674IntroVA MISSION Act of 2018 VA Maintaining Internal Systems and Strengthening Integrated Outside Networks Act of 2018 This bill consolidates Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) community care programs, revises other VA health care programs and facilities ...
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2018-05-11
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 516.
USHB5616IntroOpioid Minority Health Report to Congress Act of 2018 This bill requires the National Institute of Minority Health and Health Disparities to report annually on the impact of the opioid epidemic on racial and ethnic minority groups, including the scop...
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2018-05-03
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSB2769IntroA bill to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to provide for an action plan on recommendations for changes under Medicare and Medicaid to prevent opioids addictions and enhance access to medication-assisted treatment, and for other pur...
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2018-04-26
To Senate Finance Committee
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