NY Times explores the process of medicaid fraud investigations. The dollar-recovery strategy — including freezing financing for any health care provider accused of overbilling — has impacted doctors, dentists and other providers who treat Medicaid patients
The article quotes Dr. Anderton, a past president of the American Dental Association,who says that providers facing fraud investigations are often unabe to get a hearing. In the meantime, they are declaring bankruptcy, closing their doors and giving up on Medicaid.
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