Medicaid and Medicare Services Demand Alaska For Answers


by Gretchen Parsons

 ANCHORAGE, AK- Medicare and Medicaid Services has given Alaska and five other states until Monday to come up with a solution to fix the Medicaid backlog.

For the past year some Medicaid providers have not received payment for services involving patients who are enrolled in Medicaid and Medicare.

The faulty system through Xerox has resulted in The Parnell Administration  has requested Arbitration from Xerox, a provision in the contract that the state can file if there is a conflict in the contract.