Lawmakers Push Plan To Replace Medicare Cards With ‘Smart Cards’

The move could help prevent fraud, the lawmakers say. Also, a congressional advisory group is studying Medicare’s drug policies. Rep. Peter Roskam, R-Ill., is teaming with Sen. Mark S. Kirk, R-Ill., in pushing a plan aimed at replacing traditional Medicare cards with smart cards containing computer chips to guard against fraud and identity theft. Read more…

 

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