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Md. claimed $20.6M in unallowable Medicaid costs

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland claimed at least $20.6 million in unallowable Medicaid costs and should pay the money back, a federal audit report released Friday says. The report by the Office of Inspector General for the U.S. Department of Health and ...

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Hospitals can’t pass along cost of Medicare cuts (access required)

Maryland’s hospitals will bear the full brunt of the 2 percent Medicare cuts mandated by sequestration, state regulators decided Wednesday, despite passionate warnings from providers that the move would trigger layoffs and service reductions at hospitals across the state.

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Md. officials outline plan to save Medicare waiver

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland health officials on Wednesday outlined major changes to how hospital costs are paid in an effort to keep the state’s unique Medicare waiver agreement with the federal government — a deal that has provided enormous financial benefits ...

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