H.R.5582: Abuse Deterrent Access Act of 2018

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about health
  • Introduced April 23, 2018
  • Latest Major Action June 13, 2018

Bill Sponsor

Bill Summary

Abuse Deterrent Access Act of 2018 (Sec. 2) This bill requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to report to Congress on the adequacy of access to abuse-deterrent opioid formulations for individuals with chronic pain enrolled in a prescription drug plan under Medicare or Medicare Advantage (MA). The report must account for any barriers preventing enrollees from accessing such formulations under Medicare or MA.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There are 9 statements associated with H.R.5582.

Bill Actions

Date Description
June 13
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
June 12
Considered under suspension of the rules.
June 12
Mr. Walden moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
June 12

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H5061)

June 12
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H5061-5063)
June 12
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
June 12
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
June 12
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5582.
June 8
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 556.
June 8

Committee on Ways and Means discharged.

June 8
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Energy and Commerce. H. Rept. 115-721, Part I.
May 9
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
May 9
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
May 1
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
April 23
Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
April 23

Introduced in the House by Buddy Carter (R-Ga.)

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