Audit questions Medicaid billing by 335 California dentists 

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A California dentist who treats children under Medicaid billed for more than 1,000 services a day for almost 100 days in 2012. Another provided 33 procedures — including multiple stainless steel crowns and baby root canals — to a 4-year-old during a visit. Another received an extremely high payment per child — $699 compared with a statewide average payment of $166 per child.About 8 percent of dentists in California treating children enrolled in Medicaid may be overcharging, raising questions about the quality of care, according to a federal report released to be Monday.

Source: Audit questions Medicaid billing by 335 California dentists – Houston Chronicle

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