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Human Services board forwards Medicaid resolution to full board

 

July 24, 2019



By RICHARD JENKINS

rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com

HURLEY — In an effort to help defray costs, the Iron County Human Services Board sent a resolution to the full county board Monday asking the state to seek an exemption from a federal rule restricting Medicaid funding for certain treatment facilities.

Iron County Human Services Director Cally Kilger said federal rules prohibit Medicaid reimbursements for placements in certain facilities unless a state seeks a waiver.

“If we have to place an individual in an IMD (Institute for Mental Disease), which would be the Winnebagos and Mendotas of th...



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