Social Worker Pleads Guilty To Felony Medicaid FraudA Prince George’s County social worker submitted claims that caused the Maryland Medical Assistance Program (Medicaid) to reimburse her of approximately $18,000 for services that she did not provide.
Amazon Offers Prime Membership Discount To Medicaid UsersAmazon is seeking to woo more low-income shoppers by offering a discounted Prime membership to those on Medicaid.
Maryland Rolling Out 2 Initiatives To Fight Opioid AddictionThe Maryland Medicaid Program is rolling out two initiatives aimed at fighting the opioid crisis.
Health Overhaul Could Cost Maryland $2 BillionMaryland's Medicaid program stands to lose nearly $2 billion under the congressional proposal to overhaul the nation's health care system.
Maryland Medicaid Expansion Much Higher Than ForecastMaryland 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 Marylanders Could Soon Lose MedicaidThousands of people across Maryland could lose their Medicaid if they don't act soon. The deadline to re-enroll is around the corner.
Chiropractor Pleads Guilty To Health Care FraudA 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.
Md. Auditors: Flaws In DDA Verification ProcessMaryland 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: Md. Insurance Sign-Up A SuccessHealthcare 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.
Woman Accused Of Posing As Physician's AssistantMaryland'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.
House Committee To Consider Marijuana BillA House committee is preparing to take up a bill that would eliminate criminal charges for possessing small amounts of marijuana.