MS Medicaid Recovers $8.6M in Fraud, Improper Payments

August 31, 2017, Health Payer Intelligence, Thomas Beaton-  Public records documenting he Mississippi Division of Medicaid’s actions leading up to its award of a $2 billion contract remain shielded from public view. The judge who will decide whether Medicaid acted appropriately in awarding the managed care contract first ordered no more evidence be presented in the case without his written approval.Then, on the request of Medicaid and one company who won the contract, Hinds County Chancery Court Judge William Singletary temporarily sealed the stack of public records attorneys said would show Medicaid Director David Dzielak violated conflict of interest laws.

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