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States Stymied in $4.3B Medicaid Collection Efforts
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It’s back to square one for states’ efforts to recoup an estimated $4.3 billion they erroneously paid for Medicaid services for almost 280,000 beneficiaries who should instead have been enrolled in the Medicare program.

At issue is a Social Security Administration error that classified some disabled enrollees as eligible for Supplemental Security Income when actually they were eligible for Social Security Disability Insurance.