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Superior Court Judge questions "emergency" used to allow Medicaid rate cuts - State of Reform
An Anchorage Superior Court Judge ruled on Friday that the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) may have unlawfully used emergency regulations to cut Medicaid reimbursement rates earlier this year. At the end of July, Gov. Mike Dunleavy cut $77 million in Medicaid dollars through a series of line-item vetoes. That …