In Medicaid shift, fraud referrals rise

Posted: July 15, 2014 at 3:40 a.m.

In its first year of existence, the state's Office of the Medicaid Inspector General more than doubled the number of Medicaid fraud referrals sent to the state attorney general's office and has increased collection of money owed by health care providers by more than a third, officials with the office said Monday.

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