Utah aiming to settle 15-year Medicaid claims case

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Utah aiming to settle 15-year Medicaid claims case

the associated press

Updated Aug 4, 2010 10:40AM MDT
Utah officials are agreeing to end 15 years of legal wrangling by settling a multimillion-dollar class-action lawsuit involving about 2,000 Medicaid claims.
The agreement reportedly would have the state pay .5 million to a class of personal-injury victims who claimed they were shortchanged on medical expenses covered by the state’s Medicaid program.
Plaintiffs’ attorney Robert Sykes says the case should have been settled years ago.
The settlement comes after the Utah Supreme Court considered t…
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