Doctors Sue Medicaid Firms Over Delayed Payments

Law360, New York (August 16, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A lawsuit seeking class action status has accused three private companies administering Georgia’s Medicaid system of neglecting to pay millions of dollars in remaining claims to doctors, hospitals and other health care providers.

Filed Tuesday in Fulton County Superior Court on behalf of a dozen doctors and medical offices, the suit targets three care management organizations that hold state contracts to manage the Medicaid program in the metro Atlanta and central Georgia regions.

The complaint alleges that AMGP Georgia Managed Care Co. Inc., Peach State Health...
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