H.R. 6332 (112th): Local Medicaid Enforcement Incentives Act of 2012

Aug 02, 2012 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Died (Referred to Committee)
Steve Israel
Representative for New York's 2nd congressional district
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Aug 02, 2012
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This bill was introduced on August 2, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Aug 02, 2012
Referred to Committee Aug 02, 2012
Full Title

To establish a grant program to provide States with funds to detect fraud, waste, and abuse in the State Medicaid programs under title XIX of the Social Security Act and to recover improper payments resulting from such fraud, waste, and abuse.


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Local Medicaid Enforcement Incentives Act of 2012 - Directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to establish a grant program to provide states with funds to:
(1) detect and prevent Medicaid fraud, waste, and abuse;
(2) recover overpayments to individuals or entities receiving Medicaid funds that result from such fraud, waste, or abuse; and
(3) share with localities within the state that assist in such detection and prevention, or the recovery of such overpayments, at least 50% of the state's share of the total overpayments recovered during a period, minus administrative costs.

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