E&C Sends Medicaid, Anti-Fraud Legislation To House Floor

September 13, 2018
The House Energy & Commerce Committee passed a number of Medicaid and anti-fraud bills on Thursday (Sept.13), including a one-year extension of the Medicaid Money Follows the Person demonstration and a tweaked version of the ACE Kids Act. The legislation includes a bill to clarify the authority of the state Medicaid Fraud Control Units, a bill strengthening the Health Care Fraud Prevention Task Force and legislation to prohibit so-called pharmacy gag clauses. However, draft legislation to give Congress’ Medicare and...

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