Summary: H.R.4918 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.4918. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (04/12/2016)

This bill requires the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to issue guidance for the safe prescribing of opioids for the treatment of acute pain. (Opioids are drugs with effects similar to opium, such as certain pain medications.)