New bill would require more secure Medicare cards

(By – Northeast Times Staff,

Con­gress­man Brendan Boyle joined a bi­par­tis­an co­ali­tion on Ju­ly 28 to in­tro­duce the Medi­care Com­mon Ac­cess Card Act (H.R. 3220), a bill that would re­quire the De­part­ment of Health and Hu­man Ser­vices to ini­ti­ate a smart card pi­lot pro­gram and is­sue new, more se­cure Medi­care cards to se­lect par­ti­cipants.  Read more…


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