H.R.4275 - Empowering Pharmacists in the Fight Against Opioid Abuse Act115th Congress (2017-2018) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. DeSaulnier, Mark [D-CA-11] (Introduced 11/07/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce | Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 06/13/2018 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.4275 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Passed House amended (06/12/2018)
Empowering Pharmacists in the Fight Against Opioid Abuse Act
(Sec. 2) This bill requires the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to develop and disseminate training programs and materials on: (1) the circumstances under which a pharmacist may refuse to fill a controlled substance prescription suspected to be fraudulent, forged, or indicative of abuse or diversion; and (2) federal requirements related to such refusal.
HHS must seek input from relevant stakeholders.