H.R.5009 - Jessie's Law115th Congress (2017-2018) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. Walberg, Tim [R-MI-7] (Introduced 02/13/2018)|
|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.5009 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (02/13/2018)
This bill requires the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to develop and disseminate best practices for health care providers and state agencies regarding the display of a patient's history of opioid addiction in the patient's medical records.
In doing so, HHS must identify: (1) the circumstances under which information provided by a patient to a health care provider should, upon patient request, be displayed in the patient's medical records; (2) what constitutes a patient request; and (3) the process and methods by which the information should be displayed.