E&C Health Subcommittee Reviews Three Dozen Opioid-Related Bills

April 12, 2018
After a two-day hearing on the role of Medicare and Medicaid in fighting the opioid crisis, House Energy & Commerce health subcommittee Chair Michael Burgess (R-TX) said Thursday (April 12) that he is still deciding whether to combine numerous opioid-related bills into a single legislative package or try to move the bills through committee individually. “It’s quite likely there’s duplication, there’s some consolidation that is available,” Burgess said, noting that Congress consolidated numerous bills to form both the Comprehensive Addiction...

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