Molina Healthcare to repay $19.2M to resolve overpayment issues

Long Beach, Calif.-based Molina Healthcare's Washington subsidiary has agreed to pay approximately $19.2 million to the Washington Health Care Authority to settle overpayment allegations, according to a recent Securities and Exchange Commission filing.

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The settlement will resolve two outstanding overpayment matters brought by the Washington HCA over psychotropic drugs and claims for health plan members under the Washington Community Options Program Entry System.

Molina Healthcare of Washington has also agreed to pay the Washington HCA $8 million to settle claims related to the auto-assignment provision in its contract with the Washington HCA, according to the filing.

Molina Healthcare of Washington expects to make the payments to make both payments prior to Sept. 30.

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