Keystone Mercy Shells Out $5M In Medicaid Row

Law360, New York (October 27, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A large Pennsylvania Medicaid managed-care insurer has agreed to fork over $5 million to end a longstanding dispute with the U.S. Attorney's Office in Philadelphia over benefits-claims.

On Thursday, Keystone Mercy Health Plan revealed that it had reached a settlement with the government after nearly five years of legal wrangling over surplus Medicaid payments.

“Keystone Mercy has agreed to pay a total of $5 million over the next six months in order to end the dispute and avoid the inconvenience and expense of protracted litigation,” said...
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