TITLE

Comptroller Audit Reveals Shortfalls in Medicaid Fraud Detection

AUTHOR(S)
Best, Jessica
PUB. DATE
September 2007
SOURCE
Insurance Advocate;9/10/2007, Vol. 118 Issue 19, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
26609475

 

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