Brady on House Passage of Bipartisan Ways and Means Opioid Legislation

June 19, 2018 — Press Releases   

Washington, D.C. — House Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement after the House passed six pieces of legislation from the Ways and Means Committee as part of a broader House effort to combat the opioid crisis:

 

“Today, a bipartisan majority came together to bring relief to communities devastated by the opioid crisis. Championed by Ways and Means Committee Members, this legislation will help educate health care professionals and patients, improve access to addiction treatment and non-opioid alternatives, and update Medicare guidelines to encourage non-opioid pain management. These bills reflect the commitment by our Members on both sides of the aisle to do everything possible to bring relief to our friends and families affected by this crisis.”

 

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CLICK HERE to view the summary for H.R. 5676, the Stop Excessive Narcotics in our Retirement Communities Protection Act

CLICK HERE to view the summary for H.R. 5723, the Expanding Oversight of Opioid Prescribing and Payment Act

CLICK HERE to view the summary for H.R. 5773, the Preventing Addiction for Susceptible Seniors Act

CLICK HERE to view the summary for H.R. 5774, the Combating Opioid Abuse for Care in Hospitals Act

CLICK HERE to view the summary for H.R. 5775, the Providing Reliable Options for Patients and Educational Resources Act

CLICK HERE to view the summary for H.R. 6110, the Dr. Todd Graham, Pain Management, Treatment, and Recovery Act