H.R.5796 - Responsible Education Achieves Care and Healthy Outcomes for Users' Treatment Act of 2018115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Fitzpatrick, Brian K. [R-PA-8] (Introduced 05/15/2018)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means | Senate - Finance|
|Committee Reports:||H. Rept. 115-729|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 06/20/2018 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5796 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Passed House amended (06/19/2018)
Responsible Education Achieves Care and Healthy Outcomes for Users’ Treatment Act of 2018 or the REACH OUT Act of 2018
(Sec. 2) This bill requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to award grants, contracts, or cooperative agreements to qualifying organizations in order to support efforts to curb outlier prescribers of opioids under the Medicare prescription drug benefit and Medicare Advantage prescription drug plans.
(Sec. 3) Additionally, the bill temporarily eliminates the enhanced federal matching rate for Medicaid expenditures regarding specified medical services provided by certain managed care organizations.