State Auditor ‘looking into’ UnitedHealth as part of Medicaid pharmacy benefits probe

The Mississippi State Auditor’s Office is looking into whether UnitedHealth Group,the fifth largest company in the U.S., is over-billing Medicaid for prescription drugs. Confirmation of the probe comes a week after Mississippi Attorney General Lynn Fitch and State Auditor Shad White announced a $55 million settlement with Centene, another Fortune 500 company, to resolve allegations Centene had over-billed the state Division of Medicaid for prescription drugs.The Clarion Ledger, Read More.

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