The Ways & Means Committee released the Discussion Draft Protecting the Integrity of Medicare Act 2014 last week. Section 17 of the discussion draft would create a Lock-In Program for Medicare beneficiaries to help combat prescription drug abuse and fraud, waste, and abuse of controlled substances. A detailed summary of the discussion draft is available. Stakeholders are encouraged to submit questions or comments to by September 1, 2014.

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