S.581 - Jessie's Law115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Manchin, Joe, III [D-WV] (Introduced 03/08/2017)|
|Committees:||Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions | House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||House - 08/11/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.581 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Passed Senate amended (08/03/2017)
(Sec. 2) This bill requires the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to develop and disseminate best practices for health care providers and state agencies regarding the display of a patient's history of opioid addiction in the patient's medical records.
In doing so, HHS must identify: (1) the circumstances under which information provided by a patient to a health care provider should, upon patient request, be displayed in the patient's medical records; (2) what constitutes a patient request; and (3) the process and methods by which the information should be displayed.