Summary: H.R.4974 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.4974. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (11/01/2019)

Medication Access and Training Expansion Act of 2019 or the MATE Act of 2019

This bill requires prescribers of controlled substances, as a condition of obtaining or renewing their registration with the Drug Enforcement Administration, to complete specified education or training on the prevention, treatment, and management of opioid-use and other substance-use disorders. This education and training shall also satisfy the training requirements currently needed to obtain waivers to prescribe certain medication-assisted treatments for opioid-use disorders in settings other than opioid treatment programs.