Judge OKs Medicaid settlement plan

September 2007
State Health Watch;Sep2007, Vol. 14 Issue 9, p11
This article deals with a court settlement which was approved by U.S. District Judge William Wayne Justice which provides needy children in the Medicaid program of Texas to have better access to prescriptions and other services. It discusses that the plan will address several services including case management and answering tool-free hotlines.


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