2012 Regular Session


File Code: Public Health
Sponsored By:
Delegates Ready, Afzali, Dwyer, Elliott, Fisher, Frank, Glass, Hershey, Hough, Jacobs, Kipke, Krebs, McComas, Reznik, Stocksdale, and Szeliga
Health - Medical Assistance Programs - Fraud and Abuse Prevention


Requiring the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to implement specified prepayment systems and services to prevent fraud and abuse in the payment of claims for the Maryland Medical Assistance Program and the Maryland Children's Health Program; requiring the Department to use specified information to refine and enhance a specified system; requiring the Department, under specified circumstances, to take specified action and allow specified entities to access specified information; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

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House Action
First Reading Health and Government Operations
Hearing 2/28 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations Withdrawn
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Justin Ready, District 5A
Delegate Kathy Afzali, District 4A
Delegate Don H. Dwyer, Jr., District 31
Delegate Donald B. Elliott, District 4B
Delegate Mark N. Fisher, District 27B
Delegate William J. Frank, District 42
Delegate Glen Glass, District 34A
Delegate Stephen S. Hershey, Jr., District 36
Delegate Michael J. Hough, District 3B
Delegate Jay A. Jacobs, District 36
Delegate Nicholaus R. Kipke, District 31
Delegate Susan W. Krebs, District 9B
Delegate Susan K. McComas, District 35B
Delegate Kirill Reznik, District 39
Delegate Nancy R. Stocksdale, District 5A
Delegate Kathy Szeliga, District 7

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Fraud -see also- Forgery
Health Insurance -see also- HMOS; Managed Care Organizations
Health and Mental Hygiene, Department of
Health Occupations -see also- specific health occupations
Investigations and Inquiries -see also- Crim Bckgrnd Invest.
Medical Assistance
Minors -see also- Age of Majority; Youth
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Health - General
( 15-101 , 15-101 , 15-1001 through 15-1005 )


All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Amendments: None offered
Committee Votes :
Health and Government Operations