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first_img Previous PostWest Virginia Reports Progress with Sexual Assault Kit Initiative NewsWatchPolitical NewsState NewsTop Stories W.Va. bill would move Medicaid fraud unit under AG control By Tyler BarkerMar 07, 2019, 16:56 pm 440 0 Facebook Mail Linkedin Home NewsWatch W.Va. bill would move Medicaid fraud unit under AG control Next PostW.Va. House passes home rule permanency bill Twitter Google+ Tyler Barker Tyler Barker is currently the Interim News Director and Digital Content Manager for WOAY-TV. I was promoted to this job in Mid-November. I still will fill in on weather from time to time. Follow me on Facebook and Twitter @wxtylerb. Have any news tips or weather questions? Email me at [email protected] Pinterest CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – A bill that would transfer control of a unit that fights Medicaid fraud to the West Virginia attorney general’s office has been sent to the governor.The House of Delegates voted 58-42 Thursday to pass the bill, which was earlier approved by the state Senate.The bill would transfer control of the fraud unit from the Department of Health and Human Resources.Attorney General Patrick Morrisey says in a news release the move would make the unit more efficient. He says attorneys general operate Medicaid fraud control units in 43 other states.Morrisey’s office already fights Social Security disability fraud. That effort generated $6.2 million last year alone. Tumblrlast_img

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