Senate committee strips ‘Centene amendment’ out of Medicaid legislation

 Senate leaders on Tuesday evening stripped language out of a Medicaid bill that would have functionally voided the state’s contract with health care giant Centene.The House last month approved legislation that would prohibit the Mississippi Division of Medicaid from entering into contracts with companies have paid over $50 million in settlement agreements with the state — legislation seemingly aimed directly at Centene.
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