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Medicaid fraud probes net Greenwich cop, Bridgeport business owner

Michael Mastronard is charged with fraudulently billing Medicaid while he was on-duty as a Greenwich police officer.

Xerox pays $235.9M to settle Medicaid fraud case

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said the settlement is the largest by the state for Medicaid-related claims.

Salvatore M. Di Costanzo: The interplay between annuities and Medicaid planning

There are essentially two types of annuity contracts for Medicaid purposes: qualified and nonqualified.

Texas Supreme Court upholds $1B Medicaid dental fraud decision against Xerox

Xerox subsidiary Texas Medicaid and Healthcare Partnership was faulted for mismanagement of payments for Medicaid dental services between 2003 and 2010.

Connecticut fines Veyo $4,000 for failures in nonemergency medical transport

Connecticut's Department of Social Services has fined Veyo, its non-emergency medical transportation vendor, for either failing to pick up patients or leaving them waiting for more than an hour.

Substance abuse center pays $1.37M to settle Medicaid fraud charges

New Era Rehabilitation Center will pay $1.37 million to settle charges that it violated the False Claims Act in defrauding the Medicaid program.

St. John’s Riverside in Yonkers sues MVP Health Care over Medicaid...

Last year, St. John’s claims, MVP arbitrarily paid some Medicaid bills but not others.

Norwalk medical practice settles federal and state False Claims Act charges

World Health Clinicians Inc. (WHC), its CEO Scott Gertz and a physician who was formerly on staff have entered a settlement to resolve charges of violating federal and state False Claims Act.

‘Not a lot of good news’ for CT health care industry,...

The state's controversial hospital tax and the federal government's elimination of the individual health care mandate bode ill for caregivers and patients alike, says John Murphy.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo aims to tax health insurers’ ‘windfall’

Faced with potential cuts to federal funding of major health programs, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo in his budget address this month proposed a new state fund aimed at keeping the programs afloat.

Fairfield dentist accused of defrauding Medicaid of $900K

The Fairfield dentist primarily saw indigent and elderly Medicaid patients who were residents at assisted living facilities in Connecticut.

Connecticut’s per-person Medicaid spending decreases by more than any other state

The U.S. Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services said that the enrollment of healthier Medicaid recipients under the expansion helped bring down costs.

Malloy: GOP health care bill could cost Conn. $2.9B

The GOP health care bill would also imperil the coverage of tens of thousands of Connecticut residents, the governor says.

Trump’s budget cuts would create more barriers to small-business success

If enacted, the plan would slash Medicaid, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Fund — all programs that small businesses depend on.

Danbury Hospital receives $4.5M grant for Medicare/Medicaid model

Danbury and other Value Care Alliance hospsitals in Connecticut will develop a community model to address health-related social needs of Medicare and Medicaid recipients.