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H.R. 3891 (115th): To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to clarify the authority of State Medicaid fraud and abuse control units to investigate and prosecute cases of Medicaid patient abuse and neglect in any setting, and for other purposes.

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Tim Walberg

Sponsor. Representative for Michigan's 7th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Sep 28, 2017
Length: 2 pages
Introduced
Sep 28, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 13, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

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What legislators are saying

Walberg Bill to Combat Medicaid Fraud Clears Key Committee
    — Rep. Tim Walberg [R-MI7] (Sponsor) on Sep 14, 2018

Welch Unveils Bill to Combat Medicaid Fraud
    — Rep. Peter Welch [D-VT0] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 11, 2018

Rush Statement at Full Committee Markup of Health and Energy Bills
    — Rep. Bobby Rush [D-IL1] on Sep 13, 2018

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform: SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 3891 will save $26 million through 2028.

History

Sep 28, 2017
 
Introduced

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Sep 5, 2018
 
Considered by Health

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Sep 7, 2018
 
Considered by Health

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Sep 13, 2018
 
Ordered Reported

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H.R. 3891 (115th) 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 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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