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Short Titles as Introduced

RARE Act of 2018
Rare disease Advancement, Research, and Education Act of 2018

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Official Title as Introduced

To expand and improve the programs and activities of the Department of Health and Human Services for awareness, education, research, surveillance, diagnosis, and treatment concerning rare diseases and conditions.

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02/27/2018Introduced in House

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03/02/2018Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Action By: Committee on Energy and Commerce
02/27/2018Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Action By: House of Representatives
02/27/2018Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Energy and Commerce02/27/2018 Referred to
House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health03/02/2018 Referred to

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Introduced in House (02/27/2018)

Rare disease Advancement, Research, and Education Act of 2018 or the RARE Act of 2018

This bill reauthorizes through FY2023 the Office of Rare Diseases in the National Institutes of Health.

The bill requires (1) the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to expand infrastructure and activities to track the epidemiology of rare diseases and conditions and to incorporate this information into a National Rare Disease or Condition Surveillance System, and (2) the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality to expand its activities to increase providers' awareness of rare diseases and conditions.