La. Grand Jury Probes $197M Medicaid Contract With IT Firm

Law360, New York (May 24, 2013, 5:19 PM EDT) -- The Louisiana Attorney General's Office said Friday it has impaneled a state grand jury to investigate possible criminal activity involving a $197 million Medicaid contract that Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration awarded to information technology and outsourcing provider Client Network Services Inc.

The disclosure came amid a suit CNSI brought over the cancelation of its contract with the Louisiana health department to implement and manage the state’s Medicaid Management Information System.

During a Thursday hearing in Louisiana state court, prosecutors said the investigation was based on an anonymous...
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