State legislation

118 records found

Legislative scorecard:

0 bills enacted | 112 bills pending | 6 bills dead

Alabama
Telephone Solicitation, SB 7, Bill status: Pending

Prohibit the knowing display of misleading caller identification information on telephone solicitations with the intent to defraud, cause harm, or wrongfully obtain anything of value.

Arizona
Auto Theft Authority, SB 1012, Bill status: Pending

Changes existing funding for the auto theft authority to now require filing of an annual report with the legislature and to seek prior approval before expending any monies not previously allocated. Passed Senate on 2/18/19 to House.

California
Patient Brokering, AB 940, Bill status: Pending

Prohibits a recovery residence, or sober home, from paying or compensating any third party to refer a patient for recovery treatment.

Connecticut
Balanced Billing, S.B. 327, Bill status: Pending

Requires health insurance coverage for medically necessary ambulance services at an in-network level and prohibits balanced billing for such services.

Connecticut
Balanced Billing, SB 329, Bill status: Pending

Requires covered health care services provided by out-of-network providers at in-network hospitals be billed at the in-network level, including an in-network level of cost sharing and prohibits balanced billing for such services.

Delaware
Counterfeit Airbags, HB 28, Bill status: Pending

Prohibits the sale or installation of counterfeit airbags.

Florida
Insurance Verification Database, HB 173, Bill status: Dead

Creates a statewide data registry to verify insurance and requires law enforcement officers to access online insurance information at traffic stops and crash investigations. BILL WITHDRAWN by Sponsor.

Florida
Assignment of Benefits, SB 122, Bill status: Pending

Limits the recovery of attorney fees to only the named insured on the policy and not third-parties to whom the claim may be assigned.

Florida
No Fault - PIP, HB 733, Bill status: Pending

Replaces the state's current PIP insurance system with liability based insurance effective 1/1/2020. Companion bill to SB 896.

Florida
No-Fault - PIP, SB 896, Bill status: Pending

Replaces the state's current PIP insurance system with liability based insurance effective 1/1/2020. Companion bill to HB 733.

Florida
No-Fault - PIP, SB 1052, Bill status: Pending

Replaces PIP insurance with a liability based system. Sets minimum limits for injury and property damage coverages, defines clinics eligible for payment of med-pay benefits. Changes would be effective 1/20.

Georgia
Medicaid Rx Fraud, SB 121, Bill status: Pending

Authorizes the Attorney General's Medicaid Fraud Control Unit to access the prescription drug monitoring program data base.

Georgia
Staged Accidents, HB 353, Bill status: Pending

Makes it a felony crime for those participating in or making any claim arising from an intentionally staged motor-vehicle accident.

Hawaii
Counterfeit Airbags, HB 253, Bill status: Pending

Prohibits the manufacture, sale or installation of counter airbags. Companion bill to SB 506.

Hawaii
Counterfeit Airbags, SB 506, Bill status: Pending

Prohibits the manufacture, sale or installation of counterfeit airbags. Companion bill to HB 253.

Hawaii
Telephone Solicitation, H.B. 797, Bill status: Pending

Requires telecommunications carriers to block calls to residential phone lines and personal mobile phone lines made from telephone numbers that do not match any of the telephone numbers of certain excepted entities as a means to curb scam calls.

Idaho
Application Fraud, HB 119, Bill status: Pending

When considering an application for, renewal, cancellation, or change in a property or casualty insurance policy an insurer may not consider the insured's inquiries or claims made to any insurer that did not result in payment. This restriction does not apply to an insurer's consideration of a claim that was the basis for a criminal or civil insurance fraud action by a state or regulatory enforcement entity.

Illinois
Aftermarket Parts, SB 2104, Bill status: Pending

No vehicle repair facility or installer may use repair specifications or procedures that are not in compliance with the original equipment manufacturer for those parts; and no vehicle repair estimate may include the use of non original equipment manufacturer aftermarket crash parts unless authorized by the customer in writing.

Iowa
Fraud Bureau Funding, SB 1020, Bill status: Pending

Creates a new state treasury special fund to be known as the insurance fraud bureau special fund. All interest, fines, and penalties, collected by the department of workforce development from employers shall be paid into the fund. Moneys in the fund are then to be appropriated each fiscal year to the insurance division within the department of commerce to be used for the support and maintenance of the insurance fraud bureau.

Iowa
Fraud Bureau Authority, HB 426, Bill status: Pending

Clarifies and strengthens law enforcement authority for DOI fraud investigators. Authorizes conducting criminal background checks for public adjuster licensing. Companion bill to SB 1089.

Iowa
Criminal History Checks, SB 1089, Bill status: Pending

Clarifies and strengthens law enforcement authority for DOI fraud investigators. Authorizes conducting criminal background checks for public adjuster licensing. Companion bill to HB 92.

Iowa
Workers Comp. and Public Adjusters, SB 331, Bill status: Pending

Requires a minimum of two dedicated insurance fraud bureau investigators to the investigation of suspected workers’ compensation fraud. Also requires criminal background checks on public adjusters.

Iowa
Assignments of Benefits, HB 417, Bill status: Pending

AOB's may only list the contractor as a co-payee and must include an itemized list of all work, materials and fees, and the total cost. The AOB may be cancelled within 5 business days and the contractor may not represent the work will be covered by insurance.

Kansas
Assignment of Benefits, SB 78, Bill status: Pending

Provides a residential contractor may be named as a co-payee for benefits under a P&C policy. The contractor may not make assurances the claim will be covered by the policy. AOB's must contain required consumers warnings. The named insured has the right to cancel the assignment within five business days.

Kansas
Criminal Penalties, HB 2213, Bill status: Pending

Strengthens the definition of "amount involved" in insurance fraud to be the greater of: The actual pecuniary harm resulting from the fraudulent insurance act; the pecuniary harm that was intended to result from the fraudulent insurance act; or the intended pecuniary harm that would have been impossible or unlikely to occur.

Kentucky
Balanced Billing, SB 24, Bill status: Pending

Controls out-of-network balanced billing and requires a data base of billed health care services.

Kentucky
Balanced Billing, HB 138, Bill status: Pending

Controls out-of-network balanced billing and requires a data base of billed health care services.

Kentucky
Criminal Penalties, HB 151, Bill status: Pending

Increases penalties and fines for acts of insurance fraud. Passed House on 2/20/19 to Senate.

Kentucky
PBM Regulation, HB 394, Bill status: Pending

Increases licensing provisions for PBMs operating in the Commonwealth and places restrictions on PBM contracting practices for Medicaid services.

Maine
Telephone Solicitation , SB 89, Bill status: Pending

Makes it an unfair trade practice for a telemarketer to misrepresent the telemarketer's phone number and prohibits the use of prerecorded or artificial voices by telemarketers.

Michigan
PIP Reforms, SB 1, Bill status: Pending

Seeks to reform the state PIP system, lower rates and prevent fraud through restrictions on common ownership and referrals between legal, medical and transportation services.

Michigan
Auto Insurance Verification, SB 7, Bill status: Pending

Establishes a system for online verification of evidence of automobile insurance and provides any excess funds from violation penalties shall be used to establish and maintain a statutorily created automobile insurance fraud prevention authority.

Michigan
Auto Fraud Bureau, SB 5, Bill status: Pending

Requires establishment and funding of the Michigan Automobile Insurance Fraud Authority by no later March 2020. The Authority would not be a state agency but subject to certain state rules and regulations promulgated by the bill.

Michigan
Auto Fraud Authority, HB 4202, Bill status: Pending

Requires establishment and funding of the Michigan Automobile Insurance Fraud Authority by no later March 2020. The Authority would not be a state agency but subject to certain state rules and regulations promulgated by the bill.

Missouri
Roofing Contractors, HB 170, Bill status: Pending

Provides for voluntary registration of roofing contractors. Prohibits any contractor whose license has been suspended or revoked in another state from registering.

Missouri
Health Care Fraud, HB 805, Bill status: Pending

Revokes contracts of any person reviewing, adjusting, approving, or otherwise handling claims for health care on behalf of or in connection with a medical assistance program when the person or entity commits fraud.

Missouri
Roofing Contractors, SB 117, Bill status: Pending

Provides for voluntary registration of roofing contractors. Prohibits any contractor whose license has been suspended or revoked in another state from registering. Creates a separate fund for investigation of roofing fraud using the registration fees.

Missouri
Roofing Contractors, SB 153, Bill status: Pending

Provides for voluntary registration of roofing contractors. Prohibits any contractor whose license has been suspended or revoked in another state from registering. Creates a separate fund for investigation of roofing fraud using the registration fees. Provides for website notice after a storm event occurs to inform storm area residents roofing contractors may register with the state.

Montana
Restitution, HB 92, Bill status: Pending

Updates interest rate awards on restitution orders and civil suits against those committing fraud. Passed House on 2/7/19 to Senate.

Montana
Workers Compensation, D 525, Bill status: Pending

Eliminates the state-sponsored and run workers compensation insurance fund and sets up a plan to move to full private-based workers comp coverage.

Montana
Restitution, HB 74, Bill status: Pending

Permits the insurance commissioner, after giving reasonable notice and an opportunity for a hearing, to require a person who commits insurance fraud to make restitution, with interest, to a person who has sustained a financial loss resulting from the violation. Passed Senate and House to Governor on 2/21/19.

Montana
Rescission , SB 240, Bill status: Pending

Strengthens the ability to rescind a policy in situations involving fraud.

Nebraska
Counterfeit Airbags, LB 7, Bill status: Pending

Prohibits the marketing and installation of counterfeit airbags.

Nevada
Criminal Penalties, AB 87, Bill status: Pending

Subjects those committing staged accidents to imprisonment for a minimum term of not less than 1 year and a maximum term of 20 years, and a fine of not more than $50,000.

New Hampshire
Fraud Reporting & Discsloure, HB 341, Bill status: Dead

Changes state law to release an insurer's letter to the DOI regarding a consumer complaint but without any attachments. Permits commissioner to set further disclosure rules. Failed to pass in House on 2/14/19.

New Hampshire
Anti-Fraud Plans, SB 64, Bill status: Pending

Modifies current fraud plan law to allow for commissioner to request a copy of the insurer's plan. Continues possible license suspension provision for failure to enact anti-fraud plans.

New Hampshire
Forged Insurance Certificates, SB 250, Bill status: Pending

Makes issuance of a fake or counterfeit certificate of insurance a felony offense. Bill requested by the DOI. Passed Senate on 2/14/19.

New Jersey
Deductible & Co-Pay Waivers are Insurance Fraud, AB 468, Bill status: Pending

A waiver, rebate or payment of an insured's deductible or co-pay would be a violation of the state insurance fraud statute.

New Jersey
Insurance Fraud Act Violations, AB 2092, Bill status: Pending

Violation of New Jersey Insurance Fraud Prevention Act results in loss of motor vehicle liability insurance coverage; innocent persons may claim UM/UIM.

New Jersey
Access to Crash Reports, AB 3651, Bill status: Pending

Restricts access to traffic accident reports until 80 days afer the accident.

New Jersey
Insurance Crime Website, AB 1678, Bill status: Pending

Requires the Department of Banking & Insurance to publish on a website those convicted of insurance crimes.

New Jersey
White Collar Crime Registry, AB 315, Bill status: Pending

Creates a registery of those convicted for white collar crimes including insurance fraud.

New Jersey
RICO, AB 182, Bill status: Pending

Includes workers comp fraud above $25K as part of the state RICO law

New Jersey
Access to Crash Reports, AB 2337, Bill status: Pending

Restricts access to crash reports

New Jersey
Access to Crash Reports, SB 815, Bill status: Pending

Restricts access to traffic crash reports

New Jersey
Pain Clinic Licensure, SB 2735, Bill status: Pending

Requires licensure of pain clinics and reporting on prescribing practices. Companion bill to AB 4988.

New Jersey
Withholding of Identifcation, AB 4283, Bill status: Pending

Establishes penalty for withholding identification to hinder apprehension or prosecution.

New Jersey
Expands immunity for fraud reporting., SB 2970, Bill status: Pending

Broadens scope of information sharing and civil immunity for reporting of insurance fraud.

New Jersey
Pain Clinic Licensure, AB 4988, Bill status: Pending

Requires licensure of pain clinics and reporting on prescribing practices. Companion bill to SB 2735.

New Jersey
Pain Clinic Licensure, SB 2735, Bill status: Pending

Requires licensure of pain management clinics; establishes process to identify abnormal drug usage and prescribing practices; modifies requirements for opioid prescriptions and medication assisted treatment. Companion bill to SB 2735.

New Mexico
Surprise Billing, HB 207, Bill status: Pending

Prohibits surprise and out-of-network billing by medical service providers who are not a part of a patient's service network. Companion bill to S.B. 337.

New Mexico
Balanced Billing, SB 337, Bill status: Pending

Prohibits surprise and out-of-network billing by medical service providers who are not a part of a patient's service network. Companion bill to H.B. 207.

New Mexico
Balanced Billing, SB 346, Bill status: Pending

Limits a patient's liability for payment to non-participating medical providers to the amount determined by independent audits done by a new "benchmarking" organization to be selected and overseen by the DOI.

New Mexico
Auto Theft Prevention Funding , HB 529, Bill status: Pending

Sets an annual fee from each authorized insurer in an amount of at least one dollar ($1.00) and not more than ten dollars ($10.00) for each motor vehicle insured.

New Mexico
Stolen Vehicles, HB 509, Bill status: Pending

Illegally dismantling stolen vehicles is a crime, punishable as a felony.

New York
Workers Compensation Audits, AB 38, Bill status: Pending

Requires WC audits every 2 years and provides criminal penalties for knowingly under-reporting, misclassifying or mis-stating information to secure WC insurance.

New York
Workers Compensation, AB 552, Bill status: Pending

Requires WC audits every 2 years and provides criminal penalties for knowingly under-reporting, misclassifying or mis-stating information to secure WC insurance.

New York
Medical Bill Audits, SB 873, Bill status: Pending

A health plan shall not determine an overpayment amount through the use of extrapolation except with the consent of the health care provider, except where there is a reasonable belief of fraud or intentional misconduct.

New York
Medicaid Fraud, SB 995, Bill status: Pending

Creates incentives for counties to investigate and prosecute Medicaid fraud.

New York
Identify Fraud, SB 1088, Bill status: Pending

Adds theft of a person's medical or health insurance information to the list of identify thefts subject to criminal prosecution.

New York
Identity Fraud, AB 809, Bill status: Pending

Adds theft of a person's medical or health insurance information to the list of identify thefts subject to criminal prosecution

New York
Medicaid Fraud, SB 949, Bill status: Pending

Provides the full amount expended by a local social services district for medical assistance fraud, waste and abuse investigations via the use of data mining software shall be reimbursed by the state

New York
Storm Chaser, SB 1405, Bill status: Pending

Requires written contracts for roofing, gutter, downspout and siding contractors. Mandates disclosure of liability insurance coverage type with limits and prohibits rebates or payments of deductibles.

New York
Staged Accidents, SB 2508, Bill status: Pending

Makes it a second degree felony to commit a staged accident. The penalty increases to a first degree felony if the staged accident causes serious physical injury or death to another person, other than a person involved in the staging.

New York
Fraud Reporting , AB 3027, Bill status: Pending

Any person who provides information to the Attorney General, a District Attorney or the Insurance Frauds Bureau concerning a fraudulent insurance transaction, or information about a fraudulent insurance transaction that is about to take place, may be entitled to an award of forty percent of the action or claim relating to such fraudulent action.

New York
Health Care Fraud, AB 2899, Bill status: Pending

Health plans may not determine overpayments by extrapolation absent the consent of the health care provider, or a reasonable belief of fraud or intentional misconduct. Health plans may not threaten any sanction or reporting to a disciplinary body for challenging an alleged overpayment unless there is a reasonable belief of fraud or intentional misconduct. Each violation is subject to a $50,000 fine.

New York
Vehicle Garaging Location Fraud , AB 4032, Bill status: Pending

Gives the superintendent of insurance authority to investigate fraud related to operating vehicles with no insurance coverage and misrepresenting the principal place where vehicles are garaged and operated.

New York
Anti-Solicitation , AB 4205, Bill status: Pending

Establishes the crime of unlawful procurement of clients, patients or customers for knowingly acting as a runner, or using, soliciting, directing, hiring or employing another person to act as a runner.

New York
Vehicle Insurance Fraud, AB 4347, Bill status: Pending

Gives the superintendent of insurance authority to investigate fraudulent activities involving operating motor vehicles with no insurance coverage, and misrepresenting the principal place where insured motor vehicles are garaged and operated.

New York
Vehicle Inspections, AB 2809, Bill status: Pending

Allows an automobile insurer to waive the inspection of a private passenger automobile prior to providing physical damage coverage. Companion bill to SB 801.

New York
Vehicle Inspections, SB 801, Bill status: Pending

Allows an automobile insurer to waive the inspection of a private passenger automobile prior to providing physical damage coverage. Companion bill to AB 2809.

New York
Vehicle Inspections, AB 2812, Bill status: Pending

Authorizes insurers to allow the insured to take and submit photographs of their automobile for purposes of the issuance or renewal of a policy of automobile physical damage insurance. Companion bill to SB 810.

New York
Vehicle Inspections, SB 810, Bill status: Pending

Authorizes insurers to allow the insured to take and submit photographs of their automobile for purposes of the issuance or renewal of a policy of automobile physical damage insurance. Companion bill to AB 2812.

New York
Vehicle Inspections, AB 4046, Bill status: Pending

Authorizes self-submission of vehicle photographs and inspection for auto insurance for personal insurance; but excludes vehicles insured by the New York automobile insurance plan.

New York
Durable Medical Equipment , SB 3510 , Bill status: Pending

Charges for durable medical equipment may not be assigned claims to a health service provider unless the provider has been approved by the National Supplier Clearinghouse as an authorized Medicare supplier. of durable medical equipment. No health service provider shall be eligible to demand or request payment from an insurer for durable medical equipment unless the make and model number of the equipment is set forth on the invoice for the equipment.

New York
PIP Payments & AOB, SB 3515, Bill status: Pending

Payment of interest and attorney fees on an is overdue claim is the claimant's exclusive remedy. Failure to make timely payment or issue a denial within thirty days after proof of claim has been submitted shall not preclude the insurer from later issuing a denial or asserting a defense. A covered person may assign claims for medical expenses to a health service provider, but the assignment is valid only where coverage and compliance with policy terms by the covered person are not in dispute.

New York
Vehicle Inspections, AB 5358, Bill status: Pending

Removes the requirement for inspection of vehicles for purposes of physical damage coverage.

New York
Vehicle Inspections, SB 3635, Bill status: Pending

Vehicle inspection requirements shall not apply to a personal automobile physical damage insurance policy written on an agreed or guaranteed value basis.

New York
Auto Insurance Reporting, AB 5606, Bill status: Pending

Requires insurers to file detailed financial and claims reports annually by April 1st. Reports shall then be made available for public inspection.

New York
PIP Fraud, AB 5803, Bill status: Pending

Strengthens criminal penalties for those committing fraud, updates rules regarding submission of medical billing and time period for an insurer to reject payment. Prohibits the use of "runners" to secure patients for treatment.

North Dakota
Criminal Penalties , SB 2077, Bill status: Pending

Redefines insurance fraud criminal classifications for increased prosecution and sets statutes of limitations for charges. Passed Senate 1/9/19. Sent to House.

North Dakota
Medicaid Fraud, SB 2347, Bill status: Pending

Creates a Medicaid fraud control unit within the attorney general's office. Provides both criminal and civil penalties and recovery for actions involving Medicaid fraud. Passed Senate on 2/7/19 to House.

North Dakota
Public Adjuster Licensing, HB 1219, Bill status: Pending

Mandates licensure and written contracts for public adjusters. Prohibits payment or reimbursement for insurance deductibles by third parties.

North Dakota
Counterfeit Airbags, HB 1143, Bill status: Pending

Prohibits the marketing and installation of counterfeit airbags. Passed House on 1/29/19.

Oklahoma
Workers Compensation , HB 2367, Bill status: Pending

An employer or insurance carrier has the right to audit or question the reasonableness and necessity of medical treatment contained in a bill for treatment Limits payments for compound medications and prohibits physician dispensing directly.

Oklahoma
Workers Compensation, SB 701, Bill status: Pending

Places a $50,000.00 cap on non-compliance fines, set restrictions on injury reviews and requires posting of bonds for appeals to the state supreme court. Allows filing of claims in multiple states so long as benefits are not duplicated.

Oklahoma
Adjuster Licensing, SB 1010, Bill status: Pending

Any licensed adjuster or producer shall report to the Insurance Commissioner any administrative or criminal action taken against them in another jurisdiction or by another governmental agency in Oklahoma within thirty days of the final disposition of the matter.

Rhode Island
Patient Brokering, HB 5092, Bill status: Pending

Prohibits paying a commission, benefit, bonus, rebate, kickback, or bribe, directly or indirectly, in cash or in kind, or engaging in any split-fee arrangement to induce the referral of a patient to or from a health care provider or health care facility. Imposes fines from $50-500,000.00 for violations.

South Carolina
Anti-Fraud Funding, SB 229, Bill status: Pending

Increases funding for the insurance fraud division from $200K to $400K annually.

Texas
Caller ID, HB 101, Bill status: Pending

Creates a criminal offense for false caller identification information displays.

Utah
Fraudulent Acts, HB 55, Bill status: Pending

Expands and increases the definition of fraudulent insurance acts. Prohibits licensure for insurance sales to those convicted of fraud. Passed House on 2/21/19 to Senate.

Vermont
Surprise Billing, SB 31, Bill status: Pending

Prohibits surprise billing for emergency medical services provided out-of network and requires health insurers to maintain up-to-date provider network information on their websites.

Virginia
Balanced Billing, HB 1714, Bill status: Dead

Sets payment for out-of-network emergency services at the fair market value normally billed and accepted for such services. Failed in committee on 2/5/19.

Virginia
Counterfeit Airbags, HB 2143, Bill status: Pending

Prohibits the sale or installation of counterfeit airbags. Passed House and Senate. Sent to Governor on 2/18/19.

Virginia
Balanced Billing, SB 1362, Bill status: Dead

Prohibits an out-of-network provider from balance billing a covered person for the costs of an ancillary service when an in-network provider referred the covered person to the out-of-network provider. Companion bill to HB 2543. Failed in Committee on 1/31/19.

Virginia
Fraud Disclosure, HB 2344, Bill status: Pending

Authorizes the Commissioner to provide to insurers and anti-fraud organizations vehicle information, including the owner's name and address, descriptive data and title, registration, vehicle activity data, and driver information including name, license number and classification, date of birth, and address information for each driver under the age of 22 licensed in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Virginia
Balanced Billing, HB 2543, Bill status: Dead

Prohibits an out-of-network provider from balance billing a covered person for the costs of an ancillary service when an in-network provider referred the covered person to the out-of-network provider. Companion bill to SB 1362. Failed in committee on 2/5/19.

Virginia
Balanced Billing, SB 1763, Bill status: Dead

Provides any benefits billed with respect to services rendered in an emergency department of a hospital for an out-of-network health care provider be limited to an amount equal to the greatest of the amount negotiated with in-network providers for the emergency service or, if more than one amount is negotiated, the median of these amounts. Failed in Committee on 2/19/19.

Virginia
Public Adjusters, SB 1415, Bill status: Pending

Provides public adjusting includes soliciting an insured; expands the list of activities in which any person other than a licensed public adjuster is prohibited from engaging to include preparing, completing, or filing an insurance claim on behalf of an insured or acting on behalf of an insured in negotiating settlement of a claim. Passed Senate and House and sent to Governor on 2/18/19.

Virginia
Public Adjuster Licensing, SB 1222, Bill status: Pending

Requires fingerprinting and federal background checks to be performed on all persons seeking a public adjuster's license. Licenses must be renewed every 2 years. Passed House & Senate and sent to Governor on 2/18/19.

Washington
Balanced Billing, HB 1065, Bill status: Pending

Prohibits balanced and surprise billing for out-of-network services for care at in-network medical treatment centers.

Washington
Balanced Billing, SB 5031, Bill status: Pending

Prohibits balanced and surprise billing for out-of-network services for care at in-network medical treatment centers.

Washington
Fraud Bureau Funding, HB 1069, Bill status: Pending

Creates an insurance fraud surcharge account to increase funding for state anti-fraud efforts and investigation.

Washington
Balanced Billing, SB 5699, Bill status: Pending

Bans balanced billing to consumers enrolled in fully insured, regulated insurance plans and plans offered to public employees. Removes consumers from balanced billing disputes and requires out-of-network providers and carriers negotiate out-of-network payments in good faith.

Washington
Examinations Under Oath, SB 5703, Bill status: Pending

EUO provisions must be contained in the contract. EUO requests must be material to the claim, and made within ninety days or receiving a proof of loss. Insureds must be provided an EUO transcript and insurers have 60 days for claims acceptance or denial, or to provide a written reservation of rights.

West Virginia
Medicaid Fraud, HB 2867, Bill status: Pending

Transfers the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit to the Attorney General's office.

Wyoming
Medicaid Fraud, SF 85, Bill status: Pending

Establishes the Medicaid fraud control unit within the office of the attorney general; requires access to Medicaid records; creates criminal penalties relating to Medicaid fraud and authorizes exclusion or suspension of Medicaid providers committing fraud. Passed Senate 1/24/19 to House.

Federal
Medicaid Fraud, HB 233, Bill status: Pending

Amends Title XIX of the Social Security Act; clarifies the authority of state Medicaid fraud and abuse control units to investigate and prosecute cases of Medicaid patient abuse and neglect in any setting.