Congressman Peter Roskam

Representing the 6th District of Illinois

Roskam opioid bill passes unanimously on House Floor

Jun 21, 2018
Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Representative Peter Roskam (R-IL), Chairman of the Health Subcommittee of Ways and Means released the following statement on passage of the H.R. 5773 the Preventing Addiction for Susceptible Seniors (PASS) Act:

Yesterday we took a significant step towards our goal of eliminating this crisis. This bill encourages the use of alternative treatments, increases provider education and assists with detection of those who are at risk. I am pleased to see the commitment by Members on both sides of aisle to bring assistance to the Medicare beneficiaries affected by this opioid epidemic.”

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

 

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