Federal - HR 5009

A bill to include information concerning a patient's opioid addiction in certain medical records.

Introduced

February 13, 2018

Description

A bill to include information concerning a patient's opioid addiction in certain medical records.

Our Position

Support

Original Sponsor 1

Co-Sponsors 19

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  • June 13, 2018 — Received in the Senate and referred to the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee. Congressional Record p. S3904, S3905

  • June 12, 2018 — Measure, as amended, passed in the House by voice vote, under suspension of the rules (two-thirds vote required). Congressional Record p. H5043

  • June 12, 2018 — Walden, R-Ore., motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended, agreed to by voice vote. Congressional Record p. H5042-H5043

  • June 12, 2018 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Kilmer, (D-Wash.)
  • June 8, 2018 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Hill, (R-Ark.)Moolenaar, (R-Mich.)
  • June 1, 2018 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Posey, (R-Fla.)
  • May 22, 2018 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Walden, (R-Ore.)
  • May 11, 2018 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Blackburn, M. (R-Tenn.)
  • May 9, 2018 — Full committee consideration and markup held by the House Energy and Commerce Committee.

    May 9, 2018 — Committee Vote: Patient History Information Sharing — Dissemination of Materials
    McKinley, R-W.Va. —

    Amendment that would require the secretary of Health and Human Services, acting through the administrators of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and the Health Resources and Services Administration, to annually develop and disseminate written materials (electronically or by other means) to health care providers regarding permitted disclosures under federal health care privacy law during emergencies, including overdoses, of certain health information to families, caregivers and health care providers.

    Amendment that would require the secretary of Health and Human Services, acting through the administrators of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and the Health Resources and Services Administration, to annually develop and disseminate written materials (electronically or by other means) to health care providers regarding permitted disclosures under federal health care privacy law during emergencies, including overdoses, of certain health information to families, caregivers and health care providers.

    Adopted by voice vote.

    May 9, 2018 — Committee Vote: Patient History Information Sharing — Vote to Report

    Require the Department of Health and Human Services, within one year of the bill's enactment, to develop and disseminate best practices regarding the prominent display of substance use disorder history in patient records of patients who have previously provided this information to a health care provider. It also would require the secretary to disseminate the best practices to health care providers and state agencies.

    As amended it would require the HHS secretary, acting through the administrators of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and the Health Resources and Services Administration, to annually develop and disseminate written materials (electronically or by other means) to health care providers regarding permitted disclosures under federal health care privacy law during emergencies, including overdoses, of certain health information to families, caregivers and health care providers.

    Require the Department of Health and Human Services, within one year of the bill's enactment, to develop and disseminate best practices regarding the prominent display of substance use disorder history in patient records of patients who have previously provided this information to a health care provider. It also would require the secretary to disseminate the best practices to health care providers and state agencies.

    As amended it would require the HHS secretary, acting through the administrators of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and the Health Resources and Services Administration, to annually develop and disseminate written materials (electronically or by other means) to health care providers regarding permitted disclosures under federal health care privacy law during emergencies, including overdoses, of certain health information to families, caregivers and health care providers.

    Ordered reported favorably to the full House (as amended) by voice vote.
  • April 25, 2018 — Subcommittee consideration and markup held by the House Energy and Commerce Committee, Subcommittee on Health.

    April 25, 2018 — Subcommittee Vote: Patient Information Sharing — Vote to Approve

    Require the Department of Health and Human Services, within one year of the bill's enactment, to develop and disseminate best practices regarding the prominent display of substance use disorder history in patient records of patients who have previously provided this information to a health care provider. It also would require the secretary to disseminate the best practices to health care providers and state agencies.

    Require the Department of Health and Human Services, within one year of the bill's enactment, to develop and disseminate best practices regarding the prominent display of substance use disorder history in patient records of patients who have previously provided this information to a health care provider. It also would require the secretary to disseminate the best practices to health care providers and state agencies.

    Approved for full committee consideration by unanimous consent.
  • April 10, 2018 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Fitzpatrick, (R-Pa.)Khanna, (D-Calif.)
  • March 26, 2018 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    McKinley, (R-W.Va.)
  • March 5, 2018 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Meadows, (R-N.C.)
  • Feb. 26, 2018 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Barr, (R-Ky.)Kuster, (D-N.H.)
  • Feb. 13, 2018 — Original cosponsor(s): 7

    Dingell, (D-Mich.)Latta, (R-Ohio)Shea-Porter, (D-N.H.)
    Hartzler, (R-Mo.)MacArthur, (R-N.J.)
    Jenkins, E. (R-W.Va.)Meehan, (R-Pa.)
  • Feb. 13, 2018 — Read twice and referred to: House Energy and Commerce.Congressional Record p. H1126

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