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Abilene Reporter-News - Bills aim to reduce fraud

AUSTIN — Texas lawmakers are looking at ways to cut down on billions in fraud and waste in Medicaid, health funding for the poor, they announced Wednesday.

The points on ineligibility concerned Helen Morrow, an associate professor of social work at Texas Tech University who has worked for 30 years with health care and mental health. She expressed concern that permanently banning providers who are found to defraud the system — without the opportunity to reform their behavior — will further erode the state’s Medicaid provider base.

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