H.R. 6690: Fighting Fraud to Protect Care for Seniors Act of 2018

CBO Score

$40 million

Date of Report

Mon September 10th, 2018

CBO Report Details

Legislation Details

115th Congress

To establish a smart card pilot program to combat fraud, waste, and abuse and to protect beneficiary identity under the Medicare program.

Sponsor: Rep. Peter Roskam — R — IL

This bill requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to establish a pilot program that evaluates the feasibility of using smart card technology to address Medicare fraud. Under the program, smart card technology must be issued free-of-charge to selected Medicare beneficiaries, suppliers, and providers; such technology must support the secure, electronic authentication of beneficiary identity at points of service. In s...

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