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Titles (2)

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Short Titles as Introduced

Opioid Workforce Act of 2018

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Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for the distribution of additional residency positions to help combat the opioid crisis.


Actions Overview (1)

Date
05/15/2018Introduced in House

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Date
05/15/2018Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, 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.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/15/2018Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, 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.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/15/2018Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Committees (2)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Ways and Means05/15/2018 Referred to
House Energy and Commerce05/15/2018 Referred to

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Introduced in House (05/15/2018)

Opioid Workforce Act of 2018

This bill increases the number of residency positions eligible for graduate medical education payments under Medicare for hospitals that have addiction or pain management programs, with an aggregate increase of 1,000 positions over a five-year period.