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Medicare-medicaid antifraud and abuse amendments joint hearing before the Subcommittee on Health, Committee on Ways and Means, and the Subcommittee on Health and the Environment, Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce, U.S. House of Representatives, Ninety-fifth Congress, first session, on H.R. 3 ... March 3 and 7, 1977 by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Ways and Means. Subcommittee on Health

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

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  • Medicare -- Law and legislation,
  • Medicaid fraud

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SeriesSerial - House, Committee on Ways and Means ; no. 95-7
ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce. Subcommittee on Health and the Environment
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 499 p. ;
Number of Pages499
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14955187M

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THE MEDICARE-MEDICAID ANTI-FRAUD AND ABUSE AMENDMENTS: THEIR IMPACT ON THE PRESENT HEALTH CARE SYSTEM I. INTRODUCTION Since the enactment of Medicare and Medicaid in , national health care policy has emphasized cost containment.1 Medicaid and Medicare provided the poor and elderly with access to medical care through government . "Medicare-Medicaid Anti-fraud and Abuse Amendments"--P.L. by Jennifer O'Sullivan Published by Library of Congress, Congressional Research Service in [Washington, DC].Pages: PL Medicare-Medicaid anti-fraud and abuse amendments. [No authors listed] PMID: [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] MeSH Terms. Crime* Fraud* Health Services* Health Services Misuse* Medicaid/legislation & jurisprudence* Medicare/legislation & jurisprudence* United States. Medicare-Medicaid Anti-Fraud and Abuse Amendments - Amends Titles XVIII (Medicare) and XIX (Medicaid) of the Social Security Act to require that payments made directly to a physician or other person providing a service, pursuant to an assignment agreement, cannot be made to anyone else either through reassignment or under a power of attorney.

Years of concerted efforts to tackle these issues prompted the instatement of the Medicare-Medicaid Anti-Fraud and Abuse Amendments of Healthcare fraud is prevalent not just because of people who maliciously commit it, but also because those around them may be unaware of the appropriate protocol and legislation. amendments. The summary presented below briefly outlines the princi-pal features of the bill as reported. Program Penaly Sanction. 1. The bill modifies the penalty provisions in existing law which relate to those persons providing services under medicare and medic-aid. Most fraudulent acts now classified as misdemeanors are to become felonies.   H.R. (95th) was a bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law. This bill was introduced in the 95 th Congress, which met from Jan 4, to Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.   H.R. 3 (95th). An Act to strengthen the capability of the Government to detect, prosecute, and punish fraudulent activities under the medicare and Medicaid programs, and for other purposes. In , a database of bills in the U.S. Congress.

Get this from a library! Medicare-Medicaid antifraud and abuse amendments: report of the Committee on Ways and Means, U.S. House of Representatives, on H.R. [United States. Congress. House. Committee on Ways and Means.; United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce.].   Medicare-Medicaid anti-fraud and abuse amendments: conference report to accomany H.R. 3 by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Ways and Means. Amendments to S - 95th Congress (): Medicare-Medicaid Anti-Fraud and Abuse Amendments. Medicare-Medicaid Anti-Fraud and Abuse Amendments. Vincent RH, Berg RN. PMID: [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] MeSH Terms. Crime* Fraud* Health Services/legislation & jurisprudence* Health Services Misuse/legislation & jurisprudence* Humans; Medicaid* Medicare* United Cited by: 1.