HHS Improperly Let Ariz. Medicaid Copays Rise, Judge Says

Law360, New York (February 8, 2013, 1:44 PM EST) -- An Arizona federal judge on Thursday ruled that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services had wrongly allowed the state’s Medicaid program to increase copay rates on a class of low-income residents beginning in 2010, ordering HHS to re-examine its approval of the program implementing the hike.

According to U.S. District Judge David G. Campbell, HHS had acted arbitrarily and capriciously when it granted a waiver allowing the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System to implement a copay increase as part of a Medicaid demonstration...
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