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House Passes 12 More E&C Bills to Combat the Opioid Crisis

06.19.2018

WASHINGTON, DC – The House of Representatives today continued its two-week long consideration of dozens of bills to combat the opioid crisis. Passing the House today were 18 additional bills, including 12 from the Energy and Commerce Committee or that included provisions within the committee’s jurisdiction.

Later this week, the House will also consider:

H.R. 5797, the IMD CARE Act, authored by Rep. Mimi Walters (R-CA)
H.R. 6082, the Overdose Prevention and Patient Safety Act, authored by Rep. Markwayne Mullin (R-OK)
H.R. 6, the Substance Use-Disorder Prevention that Promotes Opioid...

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Walden and Burgess on Administration’s Rulemaking on Association Health Plans

06.19.2018

WASHINGTON, DC – Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) and Health Subcommittee Chairman Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (R-TX) issued the following statement after the Trump Administration issued the final rule for Association Health Plans.

“We are encouraged to see the Trump Administration take steps to enable more affordable alternatives under the law, as the rising cost of health care continues to dig deeper into the pockets of Americans around the country. Association Health Plans will create a new pathway for small businesses and self-employed individuals to come...

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Combating the Opioid Crisis: This is About Family

06.18.2018

WASHINGTON, DC – As the House prepares for a second week of consideration of legislation to help combat the...

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