Rebates are net gain for some states, but outlay of funds needed to increase necessary staffing

June 2010
State Health Watch;Jun2010, Vol. 17 Issue 6, p5
The article presents information on system changes and necessary additional staffing for the accommodation of the increase in rebate billings and revenues for those patients enrolled in managed care organizations (MCOs). This would require reconfiguring systems and processes within the Medicaid Management Information System and accounting system to collect rebates on MCO claims. More staffing will also be required to invoice, audit, and handle disputes for the rebate program.


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