medicaid

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Dentist Sentenced In Massive Medicaid Fraud Scheme

Prison time for a Connecticut dentist who swindled millions from the federal Medicaid program. Gary Anusavice, 60, used recruiters, to seek poor patients who used Medicaid. Then he would perform unnecessary dental procedures and file […]

10/10/2013

Kevin Lembo (Courtesy Office of the State Comptroller)

State Comptroller Releases FY 2014 Projections

Although it’s still early in the fiscal year, Connecticut is on track to close FY-2014 with a surplus. Figures released today by the comptroller’s office show the state a $4.4 million surplus. Still, Kevin Lembo […]

10/01/2013

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Medicaid Panel Continues Gathering Information

A special nine-member commission charged with recommending to lawmakers whether they should authorize New Hampshire to expand Medicaid to an estimated 49,000 poor adults continues its information-gathering on Tuesday.

09/08/2013

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DSS Extends Benefits for Thousands

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Department of Social Services Commissioner Roderick Bremby has ordered a so-called protective extension of medical and food benefits for about 15,500 low-income families that are risk of losing their eligibility due […]

08/29/2013

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Ninth Arrest In Medicaid Drug Fraud

A West Hartford woman is the ninth person charged in a scheme in which prescription drugs were charged to the Medicaid program and sold illegally on the street.

07/23/2013

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Low Or No Cost Health Care Options For People With Low Incomes

Several health coverage and care options are now available for individuals and families in lower income brackets.

07/21/2013

Governor Dannel Malloy (Courtesy House Democrats)

Lawmakers Tackle Budget-Related Bills

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) Connecticut lawmakers are taking up bills that spell out details of the new two-year, $44 billion state budget bill that awaits Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s signature. By a vote of 93-48, the […]

06/05/2013

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Wethersfield Man Charged With Organizing Scheme To Defraud Medicaid

Prosecutors say a Wethersfield man faces conspiracy charges in what they say was a scheme involving a former doctor to have Medicaid recipients obtain prescription drugs paid for by Medicaid, then selling the drugs illegally on the street.

05/02/2013

Governor Says DSS Will Need To Increase Efficiency In Medicaid Program

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says the Department of Social Services will have to run its Medicaid program efficiently as possible now that the federal government has denied Connecticut’s request to tighten eligibility rules.

03/04/2013

Obamacare supporters celebrate the Supreme Court ruling on the Affordable Health Act on June 28, 2012 in front of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C. (Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

ObamaCare 101: Separating Fact From Fiction

What does ObamaCare mean for you? The more you understand, the better you’ll fare.

02/28/2013

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