H.R. 3716 would assist states in identifying health care providers who are ineligible to participate in their state Medicaid or Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) programs because the provider was terminated from participating in another state’s programs or in the Medicare program.
CBO estimates that the bill would reduce direct spending by $28 million over the 2016-2026 period. Because the legislation would affect direct spending; pay-as-you-go procedures apply. Enacting the bill would not affect revenues.
CBO estimates that enacting H.R. 3716 would not increase net direct spending or on-budget deficits in any of the four consecutive 10-year periods beginning in 2027.
H.R. 3716 contains no intergovernmental or private-sector mandates as defined in the Unfunded Mandates Reform Act.