News Release — American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network Jan. 11, 2017 Contact: Amber Herting American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network Phone: 508-450-8690 E-mail: [email protected] Governor: Low-Income Cancer Patients and Survivors Need Continued Access to Meaningful Health Insurance Alternative Medicaid Financing Proposals Could Have Damaging Impact for Cancer Patients and Survivors Who Depend on the […]
The lengthy investigation still has one issue unresolved and will conclude “as soon and as efficiently as possible,” an official said. A former Retreat employee alleged Medicaid fraud.
Medicaid spending will once again be a driving factor in a projected $55 million to $75 million budget gap.
A new analysis recommends sticking with the existing health insurance exchange even though it has “significant deficiencies.”
The Department of Vermont Health Access, which administers Medicaid, will need to decide whether to go along. The drugs are widely considered some of the most expensive on the market.
The state should refund millions it received based on the assumption that every Vermonter would use the exchange, according to an inspector general’s report. The state says federal officials accepted that assumption.
Attorney General’s Office Agrees to Settlement with Mousetrap Pediatrics on False Claims Investigation
News Release — Office of the Attorney General November 18, 2016 Contact: Jason Turner Assistant Attorney General (802) 828-5332 The State of Vermont and Mousetrap Pediatrics PC, have reached an agreement settling an investigation into whether Mousetrap submitted false claims or received overpayments from the Vermont Medicaid Program. Mousetrap operated as a pediatric physician group […]
The federal government is putting a stop to the way the state has used Medicaid money to fund certain facilities that don’t qualify, as well as other programs.
The state could be forced to scale back its $1.7 billion Medicaid program, which expanded to cover tens of thousands more low-income residents under the Affordable Care Act.
Senators suggested the transfer from academic medical centers after the House passed the spending bill in 2016, lawmakers say.
Raising what Vermont Medicaid pays doctors and hospitals did not come up during the public comment period for the all-payer model. Hospitals say the current reimbursement rates cause losses that they must pass along.
ermont has secured renewal for the federal waiver that allows the state to use Medicaid money for both medical care and investments in population health. The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services approved the Global Commitment to Health Medicaid Waiver on Monday, for a period to run from Jan. 1, 2017 to Dec. 31, […]