This week included forward moment on several opioid-related bills. The House voted in support of over two dozen bills, with more votes expected next week. Energy and Commerce leaders introduce H.R. 6, which will serve as the legislative vehicle for moving the House bills forward and over to the Senate.

In addition, the Senate Finance Committee moved its bill, the Helping to End Addiction and Lessen (HEAL) Substance Use Disorders Act of 2018, past committee. At this point, it is unclear when the opioid bills in the Senate will come to the floor for a vote.

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