Summary: H.R.5176 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.5176. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (03/06/2018)

Preventing Overdoses While in Emergency Rooms Act of 2018

This bill requires the Department of Health and Human Services to establish a grant program to: (1) develop protocols for discharging patients who are treated for a drug overdose, and (2) enhance the integration and coordination of postdischarge care and treatment options for individuals with a substance use disorder.