Health Law Daily Wrap Up, MEDICAID—N.C. App.: Medicaid deductible conditioned on Medicare B enrollment unsupported by law, (Jan 10, 2022)

By Leah S. Poniatowski, J.D.

Only foundation for reduced deductible calculation was in manual, not state or federal law.

A Medicaid enrollee in North Carolina was improperly denied retroactive coverage for medical care because the state’s calculation method was based on the health and human services department Medicaid manual, which did not ha ...