H.R.5685 - Medicare Opioid Safety Education Act of 2018115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Faso, John J. [R-NY-19] (Introduced 05/07/2018)|
|Committees:||House - Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce | Senate - Finance|
|Committee Reports:||H. Rept. 115-715|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 06/13/2018 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. (All Actions)|
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Text: H.R.5685 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
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Referred in Senate (06/13/2018)
Received; read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide educational resources regarding opioid use and pain management as part of the Medicare & You handbook.
This Act may be cited as the “Medicare Opioid Safety Education Act of 2018”.
(a) In general.—Section 1804 of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1395b–2) is amended by adding at the end the following new subsection:
“(1) educational resources, compiled by the Secretary, regarding opioid use and pain management; and
“(2) a description of alternative, non-opioid pain management treatments covered under this title.”.
(b) Effective date.—The amendment made by subsection (a) shall apply to notices distributed prior to each Medicare open enrollment period beginning after January 1, 2019.
Passed the House of Representatives June 12, 2018.
|Attest:||karen l. haas,|