Texas Medicaid

Number 15995
Subject Health Care
Source Chronicle (Houston)
State TX
Year 1999
Publication Date March, April, June, July, Aug., Sept., Dec. 1999
Summary A Chronicle investigation found that "some Medicaid providers in Texas abuse the system... by filing claims for expensive, unnecessary and sometimes dangerous procedures. Much of this abuse is possible because of poor oversight by the state and private contractors that administer Medicaid claims and payments."
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Keywords CAR; dentists; steel crowns; children; HCFA; Health Care Finance Administration; HHS; fraud
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