Billions in questionable payments disappeared down California's Medicaid hole

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Ms. Panzareta,

Please read the link. At issue is the State signed up more than 400,000 that were not eligible for Madicaid, not the honest providers providing a service.
Ms. Panzareta,

Please read the link. At issue is the State signed up more than 400,000 that were not eligible for Madicaid, not the honest providers providing a service.
The so called honest providers showed them how to dishonestly sign up for Medicaid. Because the dishonest providers wanted to be reembursed for their so called services.
 
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The so called honest providers showed them how to dishonestly sign up for Medicaid. Because the dishonest providers wanted to be reembursed for their so called services.
Ms. panzareta,

The providers don't sign up people for Medicaid, the dishonest State of California does.

Sorry to ruin your rant.
 
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Billions In ‘Questionable Payments’ Went To California’s Medicaid Insurers And Providers

"In one case, the state paid a managed-care plan $383,635 to care for a person in Los Angeles County who had been dead for more than four years, according to California State Auditor Elaine Howle."

"In February, a federal watchdog estimated that California had signed up 450,000 people under Medicaid expansion who may not have been eligible for coverage."

"By year’s end, she said she expects the federal government to recoup about $9.5 billion from California’s Medicaid program, covering overpayments from 2014 to 2016."
Obviously, legislation needs to be introduced to prevent fraud. Have you written to your representatives?
 
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Billions In ‘Questionable Payments’ Went To California’s Medicaid Insurers And Providers

"In one case, the state paid a managed-care plan $383,635 to care for a person in Los Angeles County who had been dead for more than four years, according to California State Auditor Elaine Howle."

"In February, a federal watchdog estimated that California had signed up 450,000 people under Medicaid expansion who may not have been eligible for coverage."

"By year’s end, she said she expects the federal government to recoup about $9.5 billion from California’s Medicaid program, covering overpayments from 2014 to 2016."

But luckily for us California taxpayers, Gavin Newson promises to expand Medical to cover illegals. What could go wrong?

Your source is conflating so many different ways payments could be mismanaged...yet not showing any definitive provable scam.

Your source shows one instance in which a dead patient's case was over-paid by 300K ...then states that California has signed up some 450K who did not qualify. Never proving those 450K did not qualify.

What is worse ...then uses moron math to estimate California has over-paid 9 billion dollars.

Your source is simply pulling meaningless numbers out their ass.
 
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Your source is conflating so many different ways payments could be mismanaged...yet not showing any definitive provable scam.

Your source shows one instance in which a dead patient's case was over-paid by 300K ...then states that California has signed up some 450K who did not qualify. Never proving those 450K did not qualify.

What is worse ...then uses moron math to estimate California has over-paid 9 billion dollars.

Your source is simply pulling meaningless numbers out their ass.
Mr. Drone,

Please read the article. It wasn't a scam except that the incompetent liberal administrators of the program signed up people who weren't eligible, costing the state billions.