Policy: Entitlements

Kaiser/WashPost: States balk at terminating Medicaid contracts even after fraud or poor care

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In Florida, a national managed care company’s former top executives were convicted in a scheme to rip off Medicaid. In Illinois, a state official concluded two Medicaid plans were providing “abysmal” care. In Ohio, a nonprofit paid millions to settle civil fraud allegations that it failed to screen special needs children and faked data.

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