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Arkray snags Medi-Cal contract

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11/10/2015

MINNEAPOLIS – Arkray USA has secured a three-year contract with California’s Medicaid program, known as Medi-Cal, to supply recipients with its line of blood glucose meters, test strips and related supplies.

GAO finds fragmented oversight of Medicaid

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06/16/2015

WASHINGTON – CMS needs to do a better job overseeing Medicaid managed care, the Government Accountability Office says in a report public released June 18.

Fingerprint checks on way for Medicaid

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06/05/2015

WASHINGTON – Providers who CMS considers to be at high risk of defrauding Medicaid should expect fingerprint-based background checks on Aug. 1, the National Law Review reports.

AAH softens blow of Medicaid cuts

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05/29/2015

WASHINGTON – AAHomecare has successfully lobbied the House Energy and Commerce Committee to delay the start date for a provision reducing Medicaid payments to 2020 instead of 2016.

CMS discriminates against doctors of podiatric medicine, council says

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02/27/2015

ATLANTA – The AFL-CIO Executive Council issued a statement on Feb. 25 calling on Congress to enact legislation to recognize doctors of podiatric medicine as “physicians” in Title XIX of the Social Security Act governing Medicaid.

Medicaid fraud units secure thousands of convictions

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03/11/2014

WASHINGTON – Nationwide, Medicaid Fraud Control Units (MFCU) in 2013 secured 1,341 criminal convictions and 879 civil settlements and judgments in cases involving Medicaid fraud and patient abuse and neglect, according to a report from the Office of Inspector General (OIG).

President’s budget reins in DME spending

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03/07/2014

WASHINGTON – President Obama’s fiscal year 2015 budget includes proposals to limit Medicaid spending on DME and to ramp up Medicare fraud efforts.

Make sure states are accountable to federal policy

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02/21/2014

It is time for state Medicaid programs with an exclusion list to re-evaluate their policy before they find themselves in court.

In brief: GAO rejects protest, Hoveround lays off 20

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01/31/2014

NEW YORK – The Government Accountability Office (GAO) has denied Rotech’s protest that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) unreasonably ignored recent, relevant information when it decided Rotech wasn’t financially fit to win contracts to supply veterans with home oxygen equipment, Law360 reports.

Medicaid could have saved 23% by using bid pricing

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01/27/2014

BALTIMORE – State Medicaid programs could have saved 23%, or $62 million, if they had paid the median competitive bidding rates for incontinence supplies in 2012, according to a report from the Office of the Inspector General (OIG).

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