H.R.5685: Medicare Opioid Safety Education Act of 2018

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about health
  • Introduced May 7, 2018
  • Latest Major Action June 13, 2018

Bill Sponsor

Bill Summary

Medicare Opioid Safety Education Act of 2018 (Sec. 2) This bill requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to provide Medicare beneficiaries with educational resources regarding opioid use and pain management, as well as descriptions of covered alternative (non-opioid) pain-management treatments.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There are 15 statements associated with H.R.5685.

Bill Actions

Date Description
June 13
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
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 Agreed to by voice vote.
June 12
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5685.
June 12
Considered under suspension of the rules.
June 12
Mr. Walden moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
June 12

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H5064)

June 12
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H5064-5066)
June 8
Reported by the Committee on Energy and Commerce. H. Rept. 115-715, Part I.
May 11
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
May 9
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
May 9
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
May 7
Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, 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.
May 7

Introduced in the House by John Faso (R-N.Y.)

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