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Alternatives to Opioids (ALTO) in the Emergency Department Act

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A bill to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to conduct a demonstration program to test alternative pain management protocols to limit the use of opioids in emergency departments.

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Date Actions Overview
03/07/2018Introduced in Senate

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03/07/2018Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
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Cosponsors (4)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Sen. Capito, Shelley Moore [R-WV]* 03/07/2018
Sen. Bennet, Michael F. [D-CO]* 03/07/2018
Sen. Gardner, Cory [R-CO]* 03/07/2018
Sen. Menendez, Robert [D-NJ] 04/18/2018

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Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions03/07/2018 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (03/07/2018)

Alternatives to Opioids (ALTO) in the Emergency Department Act

This bill requires the Department of Health and Human Services to carry out a three-year demonstration program awarding grants to hospitals and emergency departments to develop, implement, enhance, or study alternative pain management protocols and treatments that promote limited use of opioids in emergency departments.