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Arizona legislation to better regulate rehab programs targeted by Medicaid scams is moving forward

Posted on AllSides March 15th, 2024
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PHOENIX (AP) — A Navajo state senator said Friday she’s hoping for final approval of her bill to tighten regulations for rehab facilities amid that has bilked hundreds of millions in Arizona Medicaid dollars and scammed hundreds of Native Americans seeking help for addictions. Senate Bill 1655, sponsored by Sen. Theresa Hatathlie, was unanimously approved by the Senate this week and sent to the House, where it received a first reading and was assigned to the Health and Human Services Committee. Hathalie said she anticipates a vote by the full...

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