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January 19, 2016 4:01 PM

Medicaid fraud law needs extension

A Washington law adopted in 2012 let state attorneys file civil suits to recover Medicaid dollars fraudulently billed

A state audit reports that the law brought in $2.8 million for the state, nearly $4 million for the federal government

Attorney General Bob Ferguson is fighting to extend the law with help from key Republicans this year

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