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- Full Title
To provide for enhanced penalties to combat Medicare and Medicaid fraud, a Medicare data-mining system and biometric technology pilot program, and a GAO study on Medicare administrative contractors.
- Summary (CRS)
4/15/2010--Introduced.Medicare Fraud Enforcement and Prevention Act of 2010 - Amends title XI of the Social Security Act (SSA) to increase criminal penalties for both felony and misdemeanor fraud under SSA ...
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Apr 15, 2010
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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5044”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
62 cosponsors (59D, 3R)
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Medicare and Medicaid Fraud Enforcement and Prevention Act of 2010
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 22, 2010
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 5044 — 111th Congress: Medicare Fraud Enforcement and Prevention Act of 2010. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr5044
“H.R. 5044 — 111th Congress: Medicare Fraud Enforcement and Prevention Act of 2010.” www.GovTrack.us. 2010. October 10, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr5044>
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