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senate Bill S. 2516

Alternatives to Opioids (ALTO) in the Emergency Department Act

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      senate Committees
      Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
    IntroducedMarch 7th, 2018

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Title

Alternatives to Opioids (ALTO) in the Emergency Department Act

Official Title

A bill to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to conduct a demonstration program to test alternative pain management protocols to limit the use of opioids in emergency departments.

Summary

Alternatives to Opioids (ALTO) in the Emergency Department Act This bill requires the Department of Health and Human Services to carry out a three-year demonstration program awarding grants to hospitals and emergency departments to develop, implement, enhance, or study alternative pain management protocols and treatments that promote limited use of opioids in emergency departments.

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