H.R.5477 - Rural DOCS Act115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. O'Halleran, Tom [D-AZ-1] (Introduced 04/11/2018)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Committee Reports:||H. Rept. 115-731|
|Latest Action:||House - 06/12/2018 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 566. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5477 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (04/11/2018)
Rural Development of Opioid Capacity Services Act or the Rural DOCS Act
This bill requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to carry out a demonstration project to provide an enhanced federal matching rate for state Medicaid expenditures related to the expansion of substance-use treatment and recovery services.
The CMS must select 10 states for inclusion under the demonstration project, giving preference to states that have a prevalence of substance-use disorders (in particular, opioid-use disorders) comparable to or higher than the national average.