- The Medicare-Medicaid Antifraud and Abuse Amendments of 1977, also known as Public Law#95-142, was signed into law by President Jimmy Carter on October 25, 1977.
- Bill information
- Key points of the legislation regarding child support included:
1. Created a medical support enforcement program to allow states to require Medicaid applicants to assign their rights to medical support.
2. Child support collection agencies were allowed to receive incentives.
Solomon-Fears, Carmen, The Child Support Enforcement Program: A Legislative History, March 21, 2016, p. 13.