Texas officials struggle to prove orthodontists committed fraud

A recent court ruling in favor of a Texas orthodontics provider adds to the state’s longstanding inability to prove claims that dental providers overbilled Medicaid tens of millions of dollars, according to the Austin American-Statesman.

In the latest case, an appeals court ordered Texas to release $3 million in reimbursement owed to Antoine Dental Center located in Houston. In 2013, the inspector general accused the provider of improperly submitted claims for tooth-repair procedures

Source: Texas officials struggle to prove orthodontists committed fraud FIERCE HEALTH PLAYER

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