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CATS to get Medicaid money

5 months 1 week 2 days ago May 12, 2016 May 12, 2016 Thursday, May 12 2016 May 12, 2016 6:22 PM in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE- CATS bus system has entered a contract with the state health department to be reimbursed for a handful of Medicaid riders.

CATS will get $20 every time it provides at-home pickups for qualifying patients.

The reimbursements will bring in almost half a million dollars a year for the bus system and will be retroactive for all qualifying rides since December 2015.

"It's a win-win proposition for both the state and us," said CATS CEO William Deville. "The state is saving money and we have an opportunity for gaining revenue particularly for Medicaid participants."

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