Posts Tagged ‘medicaid’

Morning Links

Judge puts charter school allegedly involved in self-dealing schemes into receivership. [Post]
Shutdown stops D.C. Medicaid payments. [Post]
With petition deadline approaching, Vince Gray says he'll decide on running for a second term in a few weeks. [Washingtonian]
D.C. Council sets hearing date for living wage bills hearing. [Post]
Ralph Nader, D.C. library gadfly. [WCP]
Officials won't say when the streetcar will [...]

Medicaid Competitor Alleges Jeff Thompson Got Special Treatment

A former competitor to alleged mayoral "shadow campaign" financier Jeff Thompson's Medicaid managed care organization says Thompson's Chartered Health Plan received improper special treatment from city officials in 2004.
Advantage Healthplan, the competitor, is currently in a long-running legal dispute with the District before the Contract Appeals Board, where it's seeking damages that could add to the [...]

Medical Bills

It’s the end of an era: The lucrative forays by a handful of politically connected lobbyists and businessmen into providing healthcare for the District’s poor and most vulnerable are coming to a close.
On Monday, city officials announced that they were close to selling Chartered Health Plan, a Medicaid managed care organization that serves 110,000 low-income [...]

Medicaid Malpractice

If you’re a politically connected businessman who takes home a large chunk of the District’s Medicaid money and the city itself says you’re doing naughty things, don’t worry. The worst that’s likely to happen is you’ll pay a fine—and then no one will blink as you continue making gobs of dough.
That’s the moral of the [...]