SD Medicaid Management System Update Stymied
January 9, 2012, 4:46 PM
PIERRE, SD -
South Dakota officials say development of a new Medicaid management system is far behind schedule because of a dispute between the state and the company hired to do the work.
The state signed a contract in 2008 with Client Network Service Inc. to develop a new $72 million computerized system for managing the program that pays medical expenses for low-income people.
State Social Services Secretary Kim Malsam-Rysdon told a legislative committee Monday that the state ended the contract in October 2010 because the work was behind schedule and of poor quality. The state and the company then wound up in court. But Malsam-Rysdon says the state and the company have been in mediation in an attempt to solve problems and get the project moving again.
© 2012 Associated Press. All rights reserved. Material may not be redistributed.
3/24/2015 5:02 PM
You may have noticed more billboards going up in Sioux Falls. A new zoning ordinance allows the signs in more places, and some people don't like i...
3/28/2015 12:05 PM
State lawmakers are set to consider reviving the three tax-related proposals that Gov. Dennis Daugaard vetoed after the 2015 legislative session's...
3/30/2015 11:04 AM
The South Dakota Senate has voted to override the governor's veto of a measure that would have slightly reduced the amount of tax burden on rural ...
3/30/2015 5:59 PM
Should Sioux Falls schools start in August or after Labor Day? That's the question voters can now start answering.
3/30/2015 11:08 AM
The South Dakota Senate has failed to override the governor's veto of a measure that would have helped determine whether South Dakota's proper...