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Union Calendar No. 576

115th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 5684

[Report No. 115–742, Part I]


To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to expand eligibility for medication therapy management programs established under part D of the Medicare program to include certain individuals who are at risk for prescription drug abuse.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

May 7, 2018

Mr. Kelly of Pennsylvania (for himself, Mr. Thompson of California, Mrs. McMorris Rodgers, and Mr. Michael F. Doyle of Pennsylvania) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned

June 12, 2018

Additional sponsors: Mrs. Blackburn, Mr. Walden, Ms. Herrera Beutler, Mr. Posey, and Mr. Rodney Davis of Illinois

June 12, 2018

Reported from the Committee on Energy and Commerce

June 12, 2018

The Committee on Ways and Means discharged; committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union and ordered to be printed


A BILL

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to expand eligibility for medication therapy management programs established under part D of the Medicare program to include certain individuals who are at risk for prescription drug abuse.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Protecting Seniors From Opioid Abuse Act”.

SEC. 2. Expanding eligibility for medication therapy management programs under part D.

Section 1860D–4(c)(2)(A)(ii) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1395w–104(c)(2)(A)(ii)) is amended—

(1) by redesignating subclauses (I) through (III) as items (aa) through (cc), respectively, and adjusting the margins accordingly;

(2) by striking “are part D eligible individuals who—” and inserting “are the following:

“(I) Part D eligible individuals who—”; and

(3) by adding at the end the following new subclause:

        “(II) Beginning January 1, 2021, at-risk beneficiaries for prescription drug abuse (as defined in paragraph (5)(C)).”.


Union Calendar No. 576

115th CONGRESS
     2d Session
H. R. 5684
[Report No. 115–742, Part I]

A BILL
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to expand eligibility for medication therapy management programs established under part D of the Medicare program to include certain individuals who are at risk for prescription drug abuse.

June 12, 2018
Reported from the Committee on Energy and Commerce
June 12, 2018
The Committee on Ways and Means discharged; committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union and ordered to be printed