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Protection from Overprescribing Act

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A bill to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to consider State analysis and sharing of prescription drug monitoring program data in determining prescription drug monitoring program grants to States.


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Date Actions Overview
02/26/2018Introduced in Senate

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Date All Actions
02/26/2018Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
Action By: Senate

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Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions02/26/2018 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (02/26/2018)

Protection from Overprescribing Act

This bill requires the Department of Health and Human Services to consider when awarding a grant to a state to support the state's prescription drug monitoring program whether the state's program provides reports to law enforcement agencies, licensing boards, and other agencies describing any prescribers who repeatedly fall outside of expected norms or standard practices.