Nebraska sued by former Medicaid systems integrator

StateScoop: An Indian multinational corporation has sued Nebraska after its $84 million contract with the state to upgrade a social services computer system was canceled last December.

Wipro Limited, which is headquartered in India and has offices in East Brunswick, New Jersey, filed a lawsuit with the Lancaster County District Court on Monday. As first reported by the Lincoln Journal Star, the contractor claims the state owes $15.5 million for services performed upgrading the state’s Medicaid eligibility and enrollment system before work on the project was suspended last fall. The company is also seeking compensation for attorney fees and damages to its reputation.

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