OIG: Texas Improperly Collected $20.7M In Federal Medicaid Money, Owes CMS

April 10, 2018
Texas overcharged the federal government for a portion of primary care reimbursement following a state Medicaid rate cut, according to the HHS Office of Inspector General, so Texas should refund the federal government $20.7 million for those overcharges and other claims that were inappropriately charged. The HHS Office of Inspector General says in a recent report it found that Texas claimed excessively high matching rates for Medicaid primary care providers and received federal-match funds for payments that were greater than...

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