S.2769 - A bill to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to provide for an action plan on recommendations for changes under Medicare and Medicaid to prevent opioids addictions and enhance access to medication-assisted treatment, and for other purposes.115th Congress (2017-2018) |
|Sponsor:||Sen. Heller, Dean [R-NV] (Introduced 04/26/2018)|
|Committees:||Senate - Finance|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 04/26/2018 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.2769 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (04/26/2018)
This bill requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to develop an action plan to provide recommendations on changes to the Medicare and Medicaid programs to enhance: (1) the treatment and prevention of opioid addiction, and (2) the coverage and reimbursement of medication-assisted treatment for opioid addiction.
The CMS must convene a stakeholder meeting to solicit public comment on the action plan.