H.R.5546: To provide for the establishment of a fraud, waste, and abuse detection and mitigation program for the Medicare Program under title XVIII of the Social Security Act.

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 111th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about health
  • Introduced June 16, 2010
  • Latest Major Action June 16, 2010

Bill Summary

Directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to develop and implement a fraud, waste, and abuse comprehensive prepayment review Prevention System for reviewing claims for reimbursement under title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act. Requires the Secretary to carry out the system acting through the Center for Program Integrity of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Requires the Prevention System to cover...

(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
June 16, 2010

Introduced in the House by Peter Roskam (R-Ill.)

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