CMS Threatens Mandatory Competitive Bidding for State Mental Health Services
Editor’s Note: CRE has long warned of CMS’ intent to massive expand competitive bidding.
From: The Seattle Times
Editorial: Feds make a hash of state’s mental-health system
An obscure federal auditing issue may require the state to quickly tear up its outpatient mental-health system.
Seattle Times Editorial
THE U.S. Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services informed the state of Washington that the state’s outpatient mental-health system violated federal procurement laws, as articulated in OMB Circular A-87.
Hope that didn’t lose you. That accountant-speak is bone-dry.
But the consequences of the July 5 letter are huge, and will require immediate, focused attention by state … Continue Reading