Navigation Links
American Association for Homecare Applauds Senate 'STOP' Act, Which Aims to Prevent Medicare Fraud and Abuse
Date:5/6/2009

Bill Includes Provisions that Reflect Recommendations from American Association for Homecare Anti-Fraud Legislative Plan.

ARLINGTON, Va., May 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Association for Homecare applauds Senators Mel Martinez (R-Fla.), John Cornyn (R-Tex.), and several others for introducing the "STOP" Act (S. 975) which targets Medicare waste, fraud, and abuse. The Seniors and Taxpayers Obligation Protection (STOP) Act is designed to reduce the billions of dollars lost to waste and fraud every year by creating additional prevention and detection systems for the Medicare program.

The STOP Act will give the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), and the Social Security Administration (SSA) more tools needed to prevent waste, fraud, and abuse in the Medicare system before it starts. The bill is co-sponsored by Senators Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.), Susan Collins (R-Maine), Bill Nelson (D-Fla.), and David Vitter (R-La.), Jim DeMint (R-S.C.), Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), Bob Corker (R-Tenn).

"The American Association for Homecare has been working closely with Senator Martinez and his staff over the past year to help identify the most effective and direct measures to stop waste, fraud, and abuse in the Medicare program," said American Association for Homecare President Tyler J. Wilson. "We applaud the Senators' efforts to protect patients, seniors, and taxpayers, and we appreciate the fact that provisions in this bill reflect recommendations from our Association's Medicare Anti-Fraud Legislative Action Plan. We also strongly support President Obama's goal of preventing Medicare fraud, which he has identified as a priority in his 2010 budget."

Earlier this year, the American Association for Homecare urged members of Congress to adopt the Medicare Anti-Fraud Legislative Plan. This legislative action plan outlines tough, effec
'/>"/>

SOURCE American Association for Homecare
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4 5

Related medicine news :

1. American Airlines Launches 2009 Miles for the Cure Campaign to Benefit Susan G. Komen for the Cure
2. American Cancer Society Awarded Dual WellPoint Foundation Grants to Expand Hope Lodge Network and Patient Navigation Program
3. Celebrate the Beauty of Motherhood - American Laser Centers Sponsors RoleMommy.com Mothers Day Spa Retreat & Style Lounge
4. Obama Administration Might Recommend Three Flu Shots for Americans This Fall
5. Dr. Kathleen OLoughlin Named American Dental Association Executive Director
6. Salt Lake City Plastic Surgeon is New President of American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
7. PHR Calls for Investigation of American Psychological Association's Ties to Pentagon
8. Preventing Dangerous Slips and Falls: The American Foundation for the Blind Launches New Video Series on Staying Safe at Home
9. The American Partnership for Eosinophilic Disorders (APFED) Honors Disney Star Demi Lovato and the Jonas Groups Ned Specktor, as 2009-2010 Honorary Ambassadors of Education
10. American Slide Chart/Perrygraf "SlideGuides" and "SpinGuides" Help Drug Companies Satisfy New PhRMA Guidelines
11. American Oriental Bioengineering To Report First Quarter 2009 Financial Results on May 11, 2009
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/28/2015)... As the summer approaches, many people will head ... to make safety a top priority, however, and that’s why ... According to the Centers for Disease Control, 10 people die ... boating incidents. Additionally, the National Safety Council says drowning is ... 4. , Amica is sharing the following tips from ...
(Date:5/28/2015)... Boston Celtics Legend and Basketball Hall ... Foundation Board of Directors members, will be hosting their ... June 4-7. For the past 34 years, the Havlicek’s ... Foundation for children by bringing together friends, families, and ... John Havlicek Celebrity Fishing Tournament will be held from ...
(Date:5/28/2015)... Spring House, PA (PRWEB) May 28, 2015 ... Bruce Dalglish, today announced a just launched blog series ... corporate cultures. Hosted on the “R. Bruce Dalglish” ... by decades of R. Bruce Dalglish’s corporate experience. ... impact that positive workplace cultures have upon the overall ...
(Date:5/28/2015)... 28, 2015 Nidra Herbal Sleep Supplement features ... the body. A non-addictive supplement, Nidra Herbal Sleep Supplement is ... ingredients will leave users with a real sense of wellbeing ... , Ayurveda, which translates as the “Science or Knowledge of ... ago and is a holistic system of knowledge which combines ...
(Date:5/28/2015)... Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville has added a new ... or other neurological conditions. , The new Center for ... the country and the first in Florida designed for ... aneurysms. , “Baptist Health is committed to providing ... impacted by stroke,” said Nicole Thomas, Baptist Health senior ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Splash! Amica Shares 6 Swimming Safety Tips 2Health News:The Genesis Foundation Prepares for Their Final Annual John Havlicek Celebrity Fishing Tournament 2Health News:R. Bruce Dalglish, CEO of Alliance Hospice, Introduces New Blog Series On Positive Corporate Culture 2Health News:Ayurveda Herba Corp’s Revolutionary Herbal Sleep Supplement is Now Available from Amazon.com 2Health News:Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville Adds Dedicated Neuro Emergency Unit 2Health News:Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville Adds Dedicated Neuro Emergency Unit 3
... Nov. 19 The Board of,Directors of the Treatment ... be the organization,s next executive director,only the second since ... approved at TAC,s board meeting on November 10,2007. He ... be a strong leader," said TAC president E. Fuller,Torrey. ...
... Parties Merry and Safe for Everyone, CHICAGO, Nov. ... the holidays it,s sometimes easy to forget that the ... can be a time when widespread,availability of alcohol at ... children may view these parties as,opportunities to sneak alcohol, ...
... MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Nov. 19 Omnicell, Inc.,(Nasdaq: ... solutions,targeting patient safety and operational efficiency in healthcare,facilities, today ... Rob Seim, vice president & CFO will present at ... Pierre Hotel, New York, NY. The,Omnicell presentation is scheduled ...
... has 100MG of actual resveratrol plus 95% OPCs ... ... Revatrol,s manufacturer,Renaissance Health Publishing, LLC, is disappointed and confused ... an,out-of-date formulation of Revatrol, and calls on the for-profit laboratory,to ...
... the smarter choice, study suggests , MONDAY, Nov. 19 (HealthDay ... throat infection, surgery to remove the tonsils is more expensive, ... waiting to see if symptoms resolve, a Dutch study finds. ... Center Utrecht compared 151 children, ages 2 to 8, who ...
... YORK (Nov. 19, 2007) -- Dr. Bruce McCandliss, a ... associate professor of psychology in psychiatry at Weill Cornell ... of the United States in the form of a ... The award is the highest honor bestowed by the ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Kurt Entsminger Named Executive Director of Treatment Advocacy Center 2Health News:Holidays Can Present Drinking Opportunities for Teens 2Health News:Holidays Can Present Drinking Opportunities for Teens 3Health News:Omnicell to Present at Piper Jaffray 19th Annual Health Care Conference 2Health News:ConsumerLab.com Study On Revatrol NOT Based on Current Formulation - the Revatrol Sample Used Was More Than Nine Months Out-Of-Date, says Renaissance Health Publishing 2Health News:ConsumerLab.com Study On Revatrol NOT Based on Current Formulation - the Revatrol Sample Used Was More Than Nine Months Out-Of-Date, says Renaissance Health Publishing 3Health News:Tonsillectomy Not Always Cost-Effective for Kids' Throat Woes 2Health News:White House awards Weill Cornell's Bruce McCandliss highest honor for early career scientists 2
(Date:5/28/2015)... May 28, 2015 Compassion & Choices today is ... a bill that would authorize the option of medical aid ... The legislation, ... would allow mentally competent adults with six months or less ... take to painlessly and peacefully end an unbearable dying process. ...
(Date:5/28/2015)... and CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 28, 2015  Shareholder ... investigating whether certain officers and directors of ... to shareholders.  Eleven Biotherapeutics is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical ... of protein therapeutics to treat eye diseases, primarily ...   View this press release on ...
(Date:5/28/2015)... ALEXANDRIA, Va. , May 28, 2015 ... Hoey , RPh, MBA issued the following statement in ... the AARP Public Policy Institute documenting that a number ... "This new report tracks with concerns previously expressed ... Congress to support patient access to essential medications. Moreover, ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:California Committee Sends Medical Aid-in-Dying Bill to Senate Floor 2California Committee Sends Medical Aid-in-Dying Bill to Senate Floor 3Robbins Arroyo LLP Is Investigating the Officers and Directors of Eleven Biotherapeutics, Inc. (EBIO) on Behalf of Shareholders 2NCPA: AARP Drug Pricing Report Reiterates Need for Fair Generic Drug Reimbursements 2
... Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research ... Global Intraocular Lenses Industry ... the worldwide markets for Intraocular Lenses in US$ ... Lenses, and Foldable Intraocular Lenses. The report provides ...
... New Mexico Software, Inc. (OTC Bulletin ... and solutions that enable improved and faster communication within the healthcare ... diagnostic imaging services for the Heart Institute of the Caribbean ... Jamaica. HIC is now sending nuclear and other exams ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Reportlinker Adds Global Intraocular Lenses Industry 2New Mexico Software Launches Company's First International Telemedicine Service 2New Mexico Software Launches Company's First International Telemedicine Service 3
Electric high speed system....
Designed to give maximum drying area while taking up minimal bench space....
Used to remove wrinkles from sections and for reorientating embedded tissue....
Compact instrument that quickly dries racks of slides using warm air....
Medicine Products: