Grassley Seeks Medicaid Managed Care Rate Setting Info

Law360, Washington (March 2, 2012, 6:31 PM EST) -- Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, questioned state and federal government efforts to oversee Medicaid managed care payments on Thursday, saying he hadn't seen auditing improvements to the process after a government report highlighted supervision gaps 18 months ago.

In identical letters sent to all 50 states, Grassley showed concern for Medicaid supervision as the program is slated to expand under new federal health care laws. Currently, Medicaid health services are provided by states but are funded in part by the federal government. During 2013 and 2014, Medicaid...
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