Schatz: Hawaii Missed Out On $20 Million Per Year for Medicaid Reimbursements

In a press release posted on Neil Abercrombie's campaign website, running-mate Brian Schatz said the state neglected to take advantage of $20 million in yearly federal reimbursements.

"Hawaii missed out on more than $20 million per year in Medicaid reimbursement for mental health services. Failure to do so was a budget-buster," Schatz said. A screen shot of the comment is below.

Is it true that the state Department of Health missed out on a $20 million opportunity?

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