Tag Archives: Medicaid

Sneak Preview: Appeals Board Remands N.J. Case for More Details

(The following was excerpted from an article in the Federal Grants Management Handbook.) The Department of Health and Human Services Departmental Appeals Board recently refused to hear a New Jersey agency’s appeal concerning the disallowance of Child Support Enforcement Program…

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Sneak Preview: Oregon Agencies Aim To Tighten Program Eligibility

(The following was excerpted from an article in the Single Audit Information Service.) In response to a recent audit by the Oregon Audits Division, Oregon health officials plan to work with the state legislature and the federal government to ensure…

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Sneak Preview: HHS OIG Urges CMS To Collect $225.6M in Medicaid Overpayments

(The following was excerpted from an article in the Single Audit Information Service.) The Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General is calling for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to collect more than $225.6 million…

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Sneak Preview: Michigan Aims To Curb Medicaid Improper Payments

(The following was excerpted from an article in the Single Audit Information Service.) Michigan health officials are developing an internal policies and practices manual for evaluating Medicaid payment rates for medical equipment and supplies after a recent Michigan Office of…

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Sneak Preview: La. MCFU Aims To Submit Timely Referral Letters

(The following was excerpted from an article in the Federal Grants Management Handbook.) The Louisiana State Medicaid Fraud Control Unit has developed new procedures to ensure that it submits referral letters of substantiated fraudulent and convicted providers in a timely…

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Sometimes There Is Such a Thing as a Free Lunch

Government collaboration to help needy families can only be positive. That’s why I’m glad to see the Food and Nutrition Service is expanding a demonstration program with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to provide free meals to needy…

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Sneak Preview: N.Y. To Increase Reviews Under Waiver Program

(The following was excerpted from an article in the Federal Grants Management Handbook.) New York health officials will expand their reviews of service plans for individuals with developmental disabilities to ensure that health care providers participating in a state Medicaid…

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Sneak Preview: GAO: State Medicaid E-Verification Efforts Lagging

(The following was excerpted from an article in the Federal Grants Management Handbook.) Because states have been slow to fully implement Medicaid electronic assess verification systems, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services will be assessing what type of information…

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Sneak Preview: N.Y. Aims To Limit Multiple Medicaid ID Numbers

(The following was excerpted from an article in the Single Audit Information Service.) New York health officials are taking steps to limit the issuance of multiple Medicaid identification numbers in response to a New York Office of State Comptroller’s (OSC)…

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Sneak Preview: Arizona To Develop Medicaid Eligibility Plan

(The following was excerpted from an article in the Single Audit Information Service.) Arizona’s Medicaid operator is developing a corrective action plan to reduce errors in the state’s Medicaid eligibility determination process in response to concerns raised by the state…

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