MONEY
Man pleads guilty in TRICARE fraud case
Alex Paton
August 10, 2018
Thomas Edward Spell, Jr., 50, of Ridgeland, pled guilty before U.S. District Judge Keith Starrett to a Criminal Information outlining his role in a more than $240 million dollar scheme to defraud TRICARE. The case...
Dairy insurance soon offered to Mississippi farmers
Alex Paton
August 9, 2018
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Risk Management Agency (RMA) has announced a new insurance plan for dairy producers that insure against unexpected declines in quarterly milk sales. Farmers can start signing up for the...
State recovers $615,000 of improper Medicaid payments
Steven Gagliano
August 9, 2018
New State Auditor Shad White has hit the ground running. White’s office, in collaboration with the Mississippi Division of Medicaid, has identified and begun to recover over $615,000 in improper payments made to Managed Care Organizations...
UMMC: No timetable for contract agreement
Alex Paton
August 2, 2018
July has come and gone and the University of Mississippi’s Medical Center still has no contract agreement with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Mississippi. Marc Rolph, Director of Public Affairs for UMMC said that...
MSU to build $9M parking garage
Alex Paton
August 2, 2018
Mississippi State University is getting a new parking garage and it will cost the university approximately $9M to build. Jeremiah Dumas, Director of Parking and Transit Services for Mississippi State University said their goal is...
First legal sports bet placed in Mississippi
Steven Gagliano
August 1, 2018
Mississippi has officially become the 3rd state in the country to offer sports gambling.  While the regulations for sports gaming took effect 10 days ago, the Beau Rivage Casino on the coast and the Gold...
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