H.R.5044: Medicare Fraud Enforcement and Prevention Act of 2010

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 111th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about health
  • Introduced April 15, 2010
  • Latest Major Action May 3, 2010

Bill Sponsor

Bill Cosponsors

62 (59 Democrats, 3 Republicans)

Bill Summary

Medicare Fraud Enforcement and Prevention Act of 2010 - Amends title XI of the Social Security Act (SSA) to increase criminal penalties for both felony and misdemeanor fraud under SSA titles XVIII (Medicare) and XIX (Medicaid). Adds a new offense of distribution of two or more Medicare or Medicaid beneficiary identification numbers or billing privileges with the intent to defraud. Applies civil monetary penalties to: (1) conspiracy to make...

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Referred to House Energy and Commerce
Referred to House Ways and Means
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
April 15, 2010

Introduced in the House by Ron Klein (D-Fla.)

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