S.1944 - Protecting Seniors from Health Care Fraud Act of 2014113th Congress (2013-2014)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Shaheen, Jeanne [D-NH] (Introduced 01/16/2014)|
|Committees:||Senate - Finance|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 01/16/2014 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1944 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (01/16/2014)
Protecting Seniors from Health Care Fraud Act of 2014 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act (SSA) to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS), acting through the HHS Office of Inspector General, and the Attorney General to report annually to Congress and the public on health care fraud schemes targeted to seniors and steps being taken to combat such schemes and to educate seniors about them.
Directs the Secretary to: (1) disseminate such reports through mechanisms that reach the most Medicare beneficiaries, and (2) mail to each Medicare beneficiary a list of the top 10 most prevalent health care fraud schemes.