Summary: S.2606 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for S.2606. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

Shown Here:
Introduced in Senate (03/22/2018)

Opioid ECHO Act

This bill requires the Department of Health and Human Services to award grants to train health professionals to treat opioid addiction and other substance abuse disorders, including by providing medication-assisted treatment, through the use of technology-enabled models. (Technology-enabled models are distance health education models that connect specialists with other health professionals through interactive videoconferencing to facilitate case-based learning, disseminate best practices, and evaluate outcomes.)