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Texas providers beat back rate cuts

March 7, 2018HME News Staff

AUSTIN, Texas - Providers in Texas have staved off reimbursement cuts proposed by Superior HealthPlan, a managed care company that oversees part of the state's Medicaid program.Providers were notified in February that Superior was reducing rates for certain product categories from 85% of Texas Medicaid rates to 60%, with a few providers receiving a reduction of 65% to 70%, effective May 1. Providers were given 30 days to accept or reject the plan.In response, VGM Group organized a conference...

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Texas lawmakers eye contract

February 7, 2018HME News Staff

AUSTIN, Texas - Superior HealthPlan's contract with the state of Texas could face scrutiny by a state ethics committee, according to local news reports.Texas House Speaker Joe Straus has asked House members to investigate the Texas Health and Human Services Commission after an audit revealed it had mishandled its contract with the managed care plan.Specifically, it found the state allowed Superior to report $29.6 million in bonus and incentive payments paid to medical providers' employees, even though...

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Update in Texas: Nerves rattled as contract's start date approached

September 29, 2017Liz Beaulieu, Editor

AUSTIN, Texas - The state Medicaid program may have forced Superior HealthPlan to modify its contract with Medline for DME and supplies, but providers say, in reality, they fear not much has changed.During a hearing in August that prompted the modifications, provider Barry Johnson says the state and Superior HealthPlan agreed that Medicaid recipients would be able to opt out of the contract with a simple phone call to the managed care organization.“They're being told they have to fill out an...

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