Senate Finance Grills Doctor on Fraud Allegations

Update, Thursday, Jan. 31, 4:15 p.m.: State Sen. Jane Nelson, R-Flower Mound, grilled a Medicaid provider who told the Senate Finance Committee on Thursday that the Office of Inspector General’s fraud investigations are endangering businesses and denying the owners' due process rights.

“The Office of Inspector General shared with us some really harmful things that he told us are happening to children in some of our dental clinics,” said Nelson, raising her voice as she explained that one child received more than 10 pulpotomies — root canals on baby teeth — in one sitting. “I am going to be ...

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