Comptroller Audit Reveals Shortfalls in Medicaid Fraud Detection

Best, Jessica
September 2007
Insurance Advocate;9/10/2007, Vol. 118 Issue 19, p28
The article reports on the two audits by Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli concerning the inappropriate payments worth $10 million paid by the New York State for home care and transportation services in Albany, New York. The Comptroller's Office has asserted that the inappropriate payments occurred due to the failure of the claims processing system designed to detect and prevent errors. The concern about the reimbursement claims for deceased patients is also emphasized.


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