TITLE

State audit uncovers $1.2 million in Medicaid billing problems

PUB. DATE
September 2008
SOURCE
Hudson Valley Business Journal;9/15/2008, Vol. 19 Issue 37, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the statement of New York's Department of Health saying that there is a Medicaid claims processing system that is supposed to red flag questionable bills. According to comptroller Thomas DiNapoli, there is another failure of the system. The state Department of Health is, accordingly, evaluating whether the current guidelines meet the needs of patients.
ACCESSION #
34704797

 

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