Tag: Medicaid

Nurse pleads guilty to health care fraud in Fulton murder case

| August 20, 2018

A nurse who falsely claimed to provide health care services to a Medicaid beneficiary that was found dead and encased in concrete has pleaded guilty to health care fraud in federal court Monday.

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Area woman one of six indicted for Medicaid fraud

| February 15, 2018

The defendant caused false claims to be submitted to the program while she did not provide the commensurate in-home service.

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Missouri Medicaid programs to receive fraud settlement from Mylan

| September 28, 2017

Mylan was found to have incorrectly classified the EpiPen which resulted in underpayment in its rebates to State Medicaid programs.

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Missouri governor cuts $146 million; colleges take hit

| January 16, 2017

The cuts come just one week after Greitens took office and a day before he is to deliver his first State of the State address.

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Affordable Care Act still in effect as sign-up deadlines approach

| December 15, 2016

The future of the Affordable Care Act, also known as ‘Obamacare’, hangs in the balance with a new executive administration taking power. Promises to completely repeal the massive legislation still ring fresh from the recent presidential campaign.  However, president elect, Trump, has indicated his administration will consider keeping some portions of ACA.  Specifically, a requirement […]

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Dental health providers indicted in Missouri

| November 3, 2016

According to the allegations, a Marshfield couple knowingly provided dentures and other dental services to customers who did not qualify for Medicaid reimbursement.

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Governor Nixon signed bill to expand Medicaid eligibility to elderly, blind, disabled

| June 9, 2016

The new law, passed with strong bipartisan support in the General Assembly, increases the asset limit to qualify for Medicaid coverage for the aged, blind and disabled for the first time in more than 40 years.

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Kirksville prosthetist sentenced for Medicaid/Medicare fraud

| March 16, 2016

The convicted is required to serve 15 months in federal prison for each instance of fraud, to be served consecutively.

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Senate Bill 608 hits the floor and finds approval, second “yes” vote still needed

| February 12, 2016

SB 608 is a measure that would authorize certain MO HealthNet health care provider fees.

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