US HB2511 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 7-3)
Status: Introduced on May 2 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-05-02 - Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Pending: House Energy And Commerce Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

TREAT Act The Reforming and Expanding Access to Treatment Act This bill allows federal payment for qualified substance use disorder services furnished to inmates in public institutions under state Medicaid programs. "Qualified substance use disorder services" include medication or behavioral treatment administered to eliminate, mitigate, treat, or cure an individual's substance abuse disorder or use or abuse of drugs. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration shall not establish, maintain, or implement any policy that restricts its statutorily authorized provision or support of substance abuse treatment for incarcerated individuals.

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Title

TREAT Act The Reforming and Expanding Access to Treatment Act

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History

DateChamberAction
2019-05-02HouseReferred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
2019-05-02HouseIntroduced in House

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