Summary: H.R.5799 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Reported to House with amendment(s) (06/12/2018)

Medicaid Drug Review, Utilization, Good Governance Improvement Act or the Medicaid DRUG Improvement Act

This bill requires state Medicaid programs to establish drug-review and utilization requirements for enrollees, particularly with respect to opioid prescriptions. Drug use review programs must also identify prescribing or billing practices by providers that indicate abuse or excessive utilization.