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Full Testimony of Inspector General Doug Wilson Before Senate Committee Now Online…

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On August 14th, the Senate Committee on Health and Human Services heard testimony regarding Medicaid fraud, waste and abuse. The full presentation given by Chris Traylor, Chief Deputy Commissioner, Douglas Wilson, Inspector General, Kay Ghahremani, Texas Medicaid/CHIP Director, and Joseph Schmider, State EMS Director, is now presented here. This is the full testimony which is also on YouTube and their written presentation. … Read More...

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House Human Services Committee to Hear Testimony on SB 1803 Next Week…

The Texas House of Representatives Committee on Human Services has announced that it will be holding a public hearing on Wednesday, September 3rd, which will include hearing testimony regarding the effectiveness of SB 1803 and changes that should be made to the legislation to improve it.  TDMR had requested such a hearing. The Committee is chaired by Rep. Richard Peña Raymond. The official … [Read More...]

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State Again Sues “Reckless and Irresponsible” Xerox for…

The state is suing Xerox for a second time, afraid the company's recent actions in withholding a large number of documents relating to its tenure as the state's primary Medicaid claims administrator will lead to millions of dollars of federal fines against the state due to HIPAA violations. This morning HHSC issued a press release (see below) announcing that Xerox is being sued for failing to … [Read More...]

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State Settles $16 Million Medicaid Fraud Case for Less Than $40,0000…

In a stunning reversal of their previous hard-line stance, State regulators have settled a high profile "fraud" case for less than a penny on the dollar. Trueblood Dental Associates, an Austin dental practice with four locations and a high percentage of Medicaid patients, was originally charged with over $16 million dollars (Letter from OIG re Final Notice of Overpayment 7-31-2013) in Medicaid … [Read More...]

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Doug Wilson Tells Senators “We lift payment…

Texas Health and Human Services Commission Inspector General … Read More...

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Sen. Nelson Frustrated with Inspector General over…

Sen. Jane Nelson quizzed Health and Human Services … Read More...

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Testimony Given to Senate Committee on Health and…

The following is the testimony presented last week to the … Read More...

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Video Testimony of Texas State Board of Dental…

As part of its charge in its hearing last Thursday, the … Read More...

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Video of Testimony by Dentists at Senate Hearing…

Three dentists testified before the Senate Health and Human … Read More...

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Medicaid Dentists to Testify before Senate…

Three Medicaid dentists who are involved in HHSC-OIG cases … Read More...

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Federal Audit Finds Texas Did Not Ensure Medical…

Last Wednesday, the Department of Health and Human Services, … Read More...

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Attorney General Hires Forensic Psychologist /Jury…

At a recent deposition in Austin, lawyers for a dental … Read More...

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Xerox Seeks Protective Order to Stop Destruction…

At the end of July, Xerox, Texas Medicaid's disgraced former … Read More...

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State Senate Committee on Health and Human…

The Senate Committee on Health and Human Services has sent … Read More...

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