About the bill
H.R. 5676 allows Medicare Advantage and Prescription Drug Plans to suspend payments to a provider or supplier pending an investigation of a credible allegation of fraud against the provider or supplier. This is similar to the authority the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) already has for Medicare Fee-for-Service.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for New Jersey's 3rd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jun 20, 2018
Length: 4 pages
H.R. 5676 is 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.
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