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.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Michigan's 7th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jan 3, 2019
Length: 2 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced on January 3, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
What legislators are saying
“House Passes Walberg Bill to Protect Patients, Combat Medicaid Fraud”
— Rep. Tim Walberg [R-MI7] (Sponsor) on Jun 19, 2019
“House Approves Welch Bill Combatting Elder Abuse in State Medicaid Programs”
— Rep. Peter Welch [D-VT0] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 19, 2019
Jan 3, 2019
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H.R. 233 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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