Texas Court Strikes Down Medicaid Payment Hold Rules – Law360

Law360, Dallas (November 25, 2014, 5:55 PM ET) — A Texas appeals court on Tuesday invalidated three Texas Health and Human Services Commission rules related to payment holds imposed during Medicaid fraud investigations, holding they violate due process rights.

The Third Court of Appeals invalidated rules authorizing the Office of Inspector General to impose a pre-payment or post-payment hold on Medicaid funds when a provider is being investigated for fraud, siding with plaintiffs Harlingen Family Dentistry PC and Trueblood Dental Associates PA in a reversal of the trial court’s ruling. It also invalidated a rule…

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