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GAO Report: Disability Programs Susceptible to Physician-Assisted Fraud
December 11, 2014
Washington, DC – Today, House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Social Security Chairman Sam Johnson (R-TX) and Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member Orrin Hatch (R-UT) highlighted a new Government Accountability Office (GAO) report detailing how the Social Security Administration's (SSA) $200 billion disability benefits programs are at risk for physician-assisted fraud. The GAO found that SSA’s current anti-fraud efforts are hindered by inadequate employee training and disincentives for employee... More
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Camp Formally Introduces the Tax Reform Act of 2014
December 11, 2014
Washington, DC – Today, Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp (R-MI) officially introduced H.R. 1, the ​Tax Reform Act of 2014​. This proposal formalizes the tax reform discussion draft released on February 26, 2014, without modifications. Below are excerpts from Chairman Camp's statement submitted for the Congressional Record. “At its core, the Tax Reform Act of 2014 is about making the tax code simpler and fairer for hardworking taxpayers. I believe every taxpayer should be able to do h... More
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Chairmen Camp, Royce Introduce Legislation to Bar Foreign Diplomats and UN Employees from U.S. Taxpayer-Funded Healthcare Subsidies
December 10, 2014
Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Dave Camp (R-MI), Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, and Rep. Ed Royce (R-CA), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, introduced H.R. 5825, the No Healthcare Subsidies for Foreign Diplomats Act, legislation to prevent foreign diplomats from receiving subsidized health coverage under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). According to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), foreign diplomats and United Nations employees in the United States a... More
Floor Statements
Camp Floor Statement: H.R. 5806 - The Supporting America's Charities Act
December 10, 2014
We find ourselves here today to, once again, address a group of tax provisions that need to be made permanent, this time for the sake of those who give to and ultimately benefit from charitable organizations. Every day, selfless Americans nationwide decide to donate in support of an array of causes, be it finding a cure for cancer, helping underprivileged children succeed in school, or simply providing a meal and shelter that, for some, is hard to come by. Countless Americans dedicate their liv... More
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Camp, Levin Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Protect Taxpayers from Inappropriate Civil Asset Forfeitures
December 10, 2014
Washington, DC – Today, Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp (R-MI) and Ranking Member Sander Levin (D-MI) introduced the ​Taxpayer Protections Against Abusive Seizures Act, legislation that provides taxpayers with protections against the inappropriate application of civil forfeiture laws. These laws were enacted to curtail money laundering and terrorist activities, but a recent report in the New York Times indicates that they have also been used to seize funds from some small businesses,... More
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