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2012 Texas Medicaid Provider Procedures Manual

Volume 1, General Information : Section 1: Provider Enrollment and Responsibilities : 1.7 Medicaid Waste, Abuse, and Fraud Policy : 1.7.2 Suspected Cases of Provider Waste, Abuse, and Fraud

HHSC-OIG is responsible for minimizing waste, abuse, and fraud by Medicaid providers. HHSC-OIG has established and continues to refine criteria for identifying cases of possible waste, abuse, or fraud and recouping provider overpayments. When HHSC-OIG identifies fraud, waste, and abuse, a case may be referred to the Texas Attorney General’s MFCU or Antitrust and Civil Medicaid Fraud Section, or result in administrative enforcement.

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