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

Introduced:
Aug 02, 2012 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Steve Israel
Representative for New York's 2nd congressional district
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Aug 02, 2012
Length
3 pages
 
Status

This bill was introduced on August 2, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
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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House Energy and Commerce

Health

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8/2/2012--Introduced.
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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