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Minnesota ordered to repay additional improper Medicaid payments

 

August 22, 2019

Nicole Neri – Star Tribune

DHS Acting Commissioner Pam Wheelock spoke during a Aenate hearing about recent events in the Minnesota Department of Human Services at the Minnesota Senate Building on Aug. 13.

Minnesota made improper payments to up to 100 chemical-dependency providers since 2014 and must return the money to Washington after federal officials issued a formal notice to the state Department of Human Services (DHS) in May.

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), which administers the federal-state Medicaid program, said that Minnesota "must immediately cease" the payments, according to a letter obtained by the Star Tribune.

http://www.startribune.com/minnesota-ordered-to-repay-additional-improper-medicaid-payments/557776492/

 

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