Maryland is one of more than a dozen states where new Medicaid enrollees under President Barack Obama’s health care law have surpassed initial projects, though state analysts say Maryland is actually spending less on its Medicaid population because federal health care reform is covering 100,000 people who used to get health care paid entirely by the state.
Thousands of people across Maryland could lose their Medicaid if they don’t act soon. The deadline to re-enroll is around the corner.
A chiropractor who practiced in southeast Washington has pleaded guilty to signing fake prescriptions for services to be provided by D.C. Medicaid in exchange for cash.
Maryland auditors have found the state’s Developmental Disabilities Administration has not substantially addressed a previous finding that it does not have procedures to verify consumers received services from providers as stipulated.
Healthcare advocates are calling the state’s affordable care sign-up a success. With the release of the latest numbers comes a campaign to encourage those who may still qualify for part of the program to sign up.
Maryland’s U.S. Attorney’s Office says a woman has been indicted of charges of posing as a licensed physician’s assistant, treating Medicaid patients and writing prescriptions.
A House committee is preparing to take up a bill that would eliminate criminal charges for possessing small amounts of marijuana.
For children, those younger than 19, dental care is a pediatric service that must be covered as an essential benefit.
A problem with Maryland’s defective health care exchange could cost the state $30.5 million, because the state is unable to determine whether people remain eligible for Medicaid, according to a report by state budget analysts released Thursday.
Twenty-five people were charged Thursday with obtaining at least $75 million in fraudulent Medicaid payments from the District of Columbia government, a series of cases that federal prosecutors said added up to the largest health-care fraud in the city’s history.
The head of Maryland’s Medicaid program is leaving his post as the program adds tens of thousands of new clients under the health care overhaul.
Maryland health officials are blaming a programming error for causing some Medicaid enrollment packages to be sent to the wrong address.